Meaning of “old maid” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “old maid” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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old maidnoun [ C ]

us /ˈoʊldˈmeɪd/

dated a woman who is not young and has not married

Note: This word is likely to be considered offensive.

(Definition of “old maid” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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