bachelorette
noun Date: 1935 an unmarried woman

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • bachelorette — (n.) 1935, American English, from BACHELOR (Cf. bachelor) with French ending ette. Replaced earlier bachelor girl (1895). Middle French had bachelette young girl; Modern French bachelière is found only in the student sense …   Etymology dictionary

  • bachelorette — [bach΄lər et′, bach΄ələr et′] n. Informal an unmarried, usually young woman …   English World dictionary

  • bachelorette' — noun (N American) An unmarried woman • • • Main Entry: ↑bachelor …   Useful english dictionary

  • bachelorette — noun Bachelorette is used before these nouns: ↑party …   Collocations dictionary

  • bachelorette — /bætʃələˈrɛt/ (say bachuhluh ret) noun 1. an unmarried woman, usually young but of marriageable age. –phrase 2. a confirmed bachelorette, a woman who remains resolutely single. {bachelor + ette} …   Australian English dictionary

  • bachelorette — /bach euh leuh ret , bach leuh /, n. an unmarried young woman. [1900 05; BACHELOR + ETTE] Usage. See ette. * * * …   Universalium

  • bachelorette — noun a) An unmarried woman. b) A very small bachelor (single room) apartment …   Wiktionary

  • bachelorette — n British a single woman. A humorous categorisa tion used by students since 2000 …   Contemporary slang

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