unmarried woman

Also found in: Thesaurus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.unmarried woman - a woman who is not marriedunmarried woman - a woman who is not married    
signorina - an Italian courtesy title for an unmarried woman; equivalent to `Miss', it is either used alone or before a name
old maid, spinster - an elderly unmarried woman
adult female, woman - an adult female person (as opposed to a man); "the woman kept house while the man hunted"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in classic literature ?
The rules which should govern the behavior of an unmarried woman are written in red ink, graved upon marble, if, by some freak of nature, it should fall out that the unmarried woman has not the same writing scored upon her heart.
Glenarm, she was also asserting herself to be an unmarried woman, and was thus serving Blanche's interests as well as her own.
(https://radaronline.com/exclusives/2019/03/sister-wives-kody-brown-wife-meri-unmarried-woman-marital-issues/) Radar Online has revealed that the warranty deed for Meri's bed and breakfast in Utah, Lizzie's Heritage Inn, has her listed as an "unmarried woman," even though she is considered one of Kody Brown's four wives.  Of course, while she may be spiritually married to her husband, she is not legally, meaning she had to mark herself down as single when it came to the paperwork for the property.
Jacobabad -- An unmarried woman was shot dead by her uncle on suspicion of having illicit relations while her alleged paramour allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself at village Peeral Brohi of Ghari Khairo Tehsil of Jacobabad district, in the precinct of Dodapur Police Station, on Wednesday.
HAFIZABAD -- A 22-year-old unmarried woman of Thatha Aasian was allegedly abducted by six accused including a woman here the other day.
SHIKARPUR -- A man gunned down an unmarried woman, who was related to him, and a man in the name of honour in Abdul Samad Jatoi village in riverine area near Madeji town, 60 kilometres from here, on Wednesday.
Court records show that the unmarried woman, who was working for an Emirati family in Fujairah, became pregnant but hid it from her employers.
HAFIZABAD -- A young unmarried woman in Pindi Bhattian was set ablazed by a young man as she refused to be married with him.
London, Feb 02 ( ANI ): Women buying condoms in Dubai could face jail, as pharmacists in the Arab state are reportedly receiving backhanders every time they tell police of an unmarried woman buying the contraceptives.
Back in the 1950s and 60s there was a social stigma for an unmarried woman to fall pregnant.
That's thanks to feminist groups who've pushed to ban the form of address that since 1690 has connoted "unmarried woman." No equivalent, they argue, exists for men, who are called "Monsieur" regardless of their marital status.
Thanks to your good relationship, you are much more likely to be alive 15 years after your surgery than an unmarried woman.