Definitions

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  • adjective Resembling a spinster.

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Examples

  • It is Squidward, actually, tending his soufflés at home, who might be said to exhibit a certain spinsterish or curate-like gayness; SpongeBob and Patrick simply love each other very much.

    SpongeBob's Golden Dream

  • It is Squidward, actually, tending his soufflés at home, who might be said to exhibit a certain spinsterish or curate-like gayness; SpongeBob and Patrick simply love each other very much.

    SpongeBob's Golden Dream

  • It is Squidward, actually, tending his soufflés at home, who might be said to exhibit a certain spinsterish or curate-like gayness; SpongeBob and Patrick simply love each other very much.

    SpongeBob's Golden Dream

  • Anchored by two unforgettable lead performances, the gifted Eileen Atkins also resonates as Madge, the company's spinsterish stage manager whose quiet love for "Sir" has always competed with Norman's, and like his, entailed enormous sacrifice.

    John Farr: Birthday Tribute: Albert Finney's Finest

  • Anchored by two unforgettable lead performances, the gifted Eileen Atkins also resonates as Madge, the company's spinsterish stage manager whose quiet love for "Sir" has always competed with Norman's, and like his, entailed enormous sacrifice.

    John Farr: Birthday Tribute: Albert Finney's Finest

  • For ten years I struggled with lessons from Miss Kirkland, a spinsterish teacher with halitosis, only because at that time playing the piano was thought to be an asset for young ladies.

    Irene Tanner: Practice, Proficiency, Mastery

  • For ten years I struggled with lessons from Miss Kirkland, a spinsterish teacher with halitosis, only because at that time playing the piano was thought to be an asset for young ladies.

    Irene Tanner: Practice, Proficiency, Mastery

  • For ten years I struggled with lessons from Miss Kirkland, a spinsterish teacher with halitosis, only because at that time playing the piano was thought to be an asset for young ladies.

    Irene Tanner: Practice, Proficiency, Mastery

  • The air was spinsterish but funny, wicked, and several of the ladies typed in their carpet slippers.

    Once upon a life: Andrew O'Hagan

  • One such is Faraday's lengthy account of a district hospital dance to which he invites Caroline, already spinsterish in her 20s.

    The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters

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