bachelor

bachelor

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From Middle English bacheler, from Anglo-Norman and Old French bacheler (modern French bachelier), from Medieval Latin baccalārius, baccalāris (compare Tuscan baccalare (squire)).

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈbæt͡ʃ.ə.lə(ɹ)/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈbæt͡ʃ.ə.lɚ/, /ˈbæt͡ʃ.lɚ/
  • Hyphenation: ba‧che‧lor

bachelor (plural bachelors)

  1. A person, especially a man, who is socially regarded as able to marry, but has not yet.
    • 1933, S. N. Behrman, Queen Christina:
      I shall die a bachelor.
  2. The first or lowest academical degree conferred by universities and colleges; a bachelor's degree.
  3. Someone who has achieved a bachelor's degree.
  4. (Canada) A bachelor apartment.
  5. (obsolete) An unmarried woman.
  6. (obsolete) A knight who had no standard of his own, but fought under the standard of another in the field.
  7. (obsolete) Among London tradesmen, a junior member not yet admitted to wear the livery.
  8. A kind of bass, an edible freshwater fish (Pomoxis annularis) of the southern United States.
  • bachelour (obsolete)
  • batcheler
  • batchelor
  • (academic degree): baccalaureate
  • (antonym(s) of unmarried person): wedder, bachelorette
  • spinster
  • divorcé
  • widower
  • bachelor on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • Bachelor in the Encyclopædia Britannica (11th edition, 1911)
  • crabhole

From English bachelor.

bachelor c (singular definite bacheloren, plural indefinite bachelorer or bachelors)

  1. bachelor's degree
  • bachelorgrad
  • “bachelor” in Den Danske Ordbog

Borrowed from English bachelor. Doublet of bachelier.

  • IPA(key): /baʃ.lɔʁ/

bachelor m (plural bachelors)

  1. bachelor's degree

From English bachelor, from Old French bacheler.

bachelor m (definite singular bacheloren, indefinite plural bachelorer, definite plural bachelorene)

  1. a bachelor (person holding a bachelor's degree)
  2. a bachelor's degree (bachelorgrad)
  • bachelorgrad
  • “bachelor” in The Bokmål Dictionary.
  • “bachelor” in Det Norske Akademis ordbok (NAOB).

From English bachelor, from Old French bacheler.

bachelor m (definite singular bacheloren, indefinite plural bachelorar, definite plural bachelorane)

  1. a bachelor (person holding a bachelor's degree)
  2. a bachelor's degree (bachelorgrad)
  • bachelorgrad
  • “bachelor” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

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