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 (băch′ə-lə-rĕt′, băch′lə-)
n. Informal
An unmarried woman.


1. jocular a young unmarried professional woman
2. Canadian another word for bachelor apartment
[C20: bachelor + -ette]


(ˌbætʃ ə ləˈrɛt, ˌbætʃ lə-)

Older Use. a young unmarried woman.
usage: See -ette.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bachelorette - a young unmarried woman who lives alonebachelorette - a young unmarried woman who lives alone
adult female, woman - an adult female person (as opposed to a man); "the woman kept house while the man hunted"
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