Noun(1) an elderly unmarried woman(2) someone who spins (who twists fibers into threads
(1) I want you to realize that are better choices than being a lonely spinster .(2) A spinster is more than a female bachelor: she is beyond the expected marrying age and therefore seen as rejected and undesirable.(3) Jane is the bright spot in her lonely spinster 's life, and a letter from Jane is what she lives and waits for.(4) Brian told the secretary, a comically spinsterish woman with a bun and glasses, that they were there for Mr. Mallard.(5) Ann Street started life as an out-of-the-way address for well-to-do widows and spinsters .(6) Unmarried women over twenty were considered spinsters , and bachelors in their late twenties were subjected to public censure and mockery.(7) Edith and her sister were trapped in spinsterish lives, caring for their selfish, manipulative mother.(8) If blame is to be laid, it should be at the feet of a handful of aged and godly spinsters and widows who taught me through my primary education.(9) Finally, the night was drawing to an end and I was dragged up the front along with all the other unmarried spinsters - against my protests - to try and catch the bouquet.(10) For example, until recently hardline bachelors and spinsters were seen as odd and eccentric - while today they have become mainstream, even positive figures.(11) Both widows and spinsters were prominent in property ownership and in financing businesses as sleeping partners.(12) Or perhaps, in a more generous mood, you'd have her turning 40 and sinking gracefully into the silent oblivion of confirmed spinsterhood .(13) At one time this would have raised eyebrows - all those lonely spinsters and neglected bachelors sitting at home, pining for a mate.(14) Youths, who remained bachelors and spinsters due to their economic backwardness, were identified and provided with the required cash and materials for settling down in life.(15) Lenore's a singing waitress who's been dumped by her long-term boyfriend; Heidi is a spinsterish professor at Concordia, partnerless, but determined to get pregnant.(16) What is to be regretted, however, is the demise of all those conscientious spinsters and widows who used to type authors' manuscripts.
1. unmarried woman ::
2. unmarried ::
3. unwed ::
5. single ::
6. husbandless ::
7. maiden ::
8. celibate ::
Different Formsspinster, spinsterhood, spinsterish, spinsters
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