unmarried man

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Noun1.unmarried man - a man who has never been marriedunmarried man - a man who has never been married  
adult male, man - an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman); "there were two women and six men on the bus"
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References in classic literature ?
If we must have them let us be consistent and give one to the unmarried man. I venture to suggest Mush, abbreviated to Mh.
She was compelled, at these parties, to spend most of her time at the refreshment table, for she could not dance with anybody except other women and very old men; Tamoszius was of an excitable temperament, and afflicted with a frantic jealousy, and any unmarried man who ventured to put his arm about the ample waist of Marija would be certain to throw the orchestra out of tune.
My new master was an unmarried man. He lived at Bath, and was much engaged in business.
A man--an unmarried man, that is--is never seen to such disadvantage as when undergoing the ordeal of "seeing baby." A cold shudder runs down his back at the bare proposal, and the sickly smile with which he says how delighted he shall be ought surely to move even a mother's heart, unless, as I am inclined to believe, the whole proceeding is a mere device adopted by wives to discourage the visits of bachelor friends.
In that case, regarding Stapleton as an unmarried man, she counted no doubt upon becoming his wife."
If, when you open this letter, your nephew is an unmarried man, it is clearly indispensable that he should know of the conditions here imposed on him, as soon, if possible, as you know of them yourself.
I don't think that England should be represented abroad by an unmarried man, Jane.
I'd just got a letter from her, begging as usual for me to come home and hinting as usual about the dangers of an unmarried man like me running around loose in a country full of senoritas and fandangos.
Lucas is an unmarried man, thirty-four years of age, and his establishment consists of Mrs.
An unmarried man can spend his time doing the Lord's work and thinking about how to please him" (1 Corinthians 7:32).
Even after considering the effects of smoking and drinking it was found that an unmarried man who dined alone was still at a three times higher risk of metabolic syndrome than a man who usually dined with someone, according to Time's website.
Among the findings: Ninety-one percent of those surveyed consider birth control to be morally acceptable; 73 percent think divorce is okay, compared to 59 percent of respondents in 2001, when Gallup's "Values and Beliefs" survey was first conducted; 69 percent were in favor of sex between an unmarried man and woman, versus 53 percent in 2001; 63 percent approved of same-sex relationships, versus 40 percent in 2001; and 62 percent approved of having a child outside of wedlock, versus 45 percent in 2001.