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1. bachelor

noun. ['ˈbætʃəlɝ, ˈbætʃlɝ'] a man who has never been married.

Synonyms

  • man
  • adult male

Antonyms

  • female
  • juvenile
  • draftee

Etymology

  • bacheler (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bacheler (Anglo-Norman)

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Words that Rhyme with Bachelor

  • beachler
  • beechler
  • hitschler
  • michler
  • mutchler
  • mutschler
  • rentschler
  • tritschler

Example sentences of the word bachelor


1. Noun, singular or mass
The first step along the road to becoming a professor is the completion of a bachelor's degree.

Quotes containing the word bachelor


1. Must be weird for you, having your mom here.""Weird for me, weird for her, probably weird for you since you had to give up your swinging bachelor pad.""Mrs. Casnoff let me install my heart-shaped Jacuzzi in my new dorm room.""Cal,"I said with mock astonishment, "did you just make a joke?""Maybe.
- Rachel Hawkins, Demonglass

2. When a man has seen the woman whom he would have chosen if he had intended to marry speedily, his remaining a bachelor will usually depend on her resolution rather than on his.
- George Eliot, Middlemarch

3. Most of my friends from Columbia are going on to get advanced degrees. And why not? A Ph.D. is the new M.A., a master's is the new bachelor's, a B.A. is the new high school diploma, and a high school diploma is the new smiley-face sticker on your first-grade spelling test.
- Megan McCafferty, Fourth Comings

2. bachelor-at-arms

noun. a knight of the lowest order; could display only a pennon.

Synonyms

  • knight bachelor
  • knight

Antonyms

  • female aristocrat

3. bachelor

noun. ['ˈbætʃəlɝ, ˈbætʃlɝ'] a knight of the lowest order; could display only a pennon.

Synonyms

  • knight
  • bachelor-at-arms

Antonyms

  • civilian
  • black
  • white

Etymology

  • bacheler (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bacheler (Anglo-Norman)

4. bachelor

verb. ['ˈbætʃəlɝ, ˈbætʃlɝ'] lead a bachelor's existence.

Synonyms

  • live

Antonyms

  • dead
  • inanimate

Etymology

  • bacheler (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bacheler (Anglo-Norman)
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