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maiden auntnoun [C]

uk   us   old-fashioned
an ​aunt who is not ​married and is no ​longeryoung
(Definition of maiden aunt from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “maiden aunt”
in Chinese (Simplified) 未婚老姑妈(或姨妈)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 未婚老姑媽(或姨媽)…
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