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1. spinster

noun. ['ˈspɪnstɝ'] someone who spins (who twists fibers into threads).

Synonyms

  • maker
  • spinner
  • shaper

Antonyms

  • man

Etymology

  • -ster (English)
  • -ster (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • spin (English)
  • spinnan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Spinster

  • westminster
  • edminster
  • minster
  • finster

How do you pronounce spinster?

Pronounce spinster as ˈspɪnstər.

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Sentences with spinster


1. Noun, singular or mass
One of seven children, Rebecca is sent to live with two spinster aunts after her father dies.

Quotes about spinster


1. Was this some new level of depravity? Had he developed a spinster fetish?
- Lisa Kleypas, Married By Morning

2. spinster

noun. ['ˈspɪnstɝ'] an elderly unmarried woman.

Synonyms

  • unmarried woman

Etymology

  • -ster (English)
  • -ster (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • spin (English)
  • spinnan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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