bachelorette

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An unmarried woman.

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  • noun North America An unmarried woman.
  • noun Canada A very small bachelor (single room) apartment.

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  • noun a young unmarried woman who lives alone

Etymologies

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From bachelor and the feminine suffix -ette

Examples

  • An interesting, ongoing discussion on the bride boards - about hen and stag nights, also known as the bachelorette / bachelor parties that are usually held for the bride and groom before the wedding.

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  • It is also interesting that the word "bachelorette" isn't commonly used for women, who choose not to marry or decide to marry later in life.

    Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi: Expectations Haven't Advanced With UAE Women

  • For example, several of my students have talked about the baccalaureate degree, except they pronounce it the "bachelorette" degree.

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  • For example, several of my students have talked about the baccalaureate degree, except they pronounce it the "bachelorette" degree.

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  • I know catching the bouquet traditionally (and superstitiously) means the bachelorette will be the next to get married … but I wasn’t sure if the same tradition rings true for the dude who gets the garter.

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  • However, things failed to go as per the plan as the 25-year-old 'bachelorette' was left sobbing by the time the latest episode of the ABC romance reality series reached its conclusion. more images Ali Fedotowsky'The Bachelorette 'star leaving Gavert Atelier salon in Beverly

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  • In it, Alcala beat out two other bachelors to win a date with "bachelorette" Cheryl Bradshaw.

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  • However, things failed to go as per the plan as the 25-year-old 'bachelorette' was left sobbing by the time the latest episode of the ABC romance reality series reached its conclusion. more images Ali Fedotowsky'The Bachelorette 'star leaving Gavert Atelier salon in Beverly

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  • Schmidt is trying to reinvent her business on the fly, catering to private affairs such as bachelorette parties to boost sales beyond the lunch crowd and folks with late-night sweet-tooth cravings.

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  • 'bachelorette' jillian harris and ed swiderski split! hollywood life ‡ lindsay lohan tried to tell the judge how she really felt ... celebslam ‡ megan fox's gorgeous hawaiian wedding photos have emerged!

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