adjective see spinster

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • spinsterly — See spinsterhood. * * * …   Universalium

  • spinsterly — adjective of or relating to a spinster or spinsterhood …   Wiktionary

  • spinsterly — spin·ster·ly …   English syllables

  • spinsterly — ə(r)lē, li adjective : of, relating to, or characteristic of a spinster : old maidish …   Useful english dictionary

  • spinster — noun Date: 14th century 1. a woman whose occupation is to spin 2. a. archaic an unmarried woman of gentle family b. an unmarried woman and especially one past the common age for marrying 3. a woman who seems unlikely to marry • spinsterhood noun… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • spinsterlike — adjective Resembling or characteristic of a spinster. Syn: spinsterly …   Wiktionary

  • maiden — Synonyms and related words: ax, babe, baby, bachelor girl, bachelorlike, beardless, block, boyish, boylike, broad, calflike, callow, chaste, chick, chief, childish, childlike, colleen, coltish, cross, cutie, dame, damoiselle, damsel, death chair …   Moby Thesaurus

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