Bachelor girl

Older Use: Sometimes Offensive. an unmarried woman, especially a young one, who supports herself and lives alone.
Historical Examples

At last Katherine was the bachelor girl she had longed to be, but the pleasures of freedom were as Dead Sea fruit to the lips.
A Rock in the Baltic Robert Barr

What wonder that the thought of life as a bachelor girl in London seemed full of a thrilling excitement!
The Independence of Claire Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey

The mistake of the bachelor girl and her prototypes lies in their failure to recognize the principle of sex as universal.
An Ocean Tramp William McFee

The life of a bachelor girl made little appeal at that moment.
The Independence of Claire Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey

The bachelor girl and the bachelor man are much on the increase.
Threads of Grey and Gold Myrtle Reed

The “bachelor girl,” on the other hand, has virtually all the liberty of the man whom her name indicates that she emulates.
Practical Suggestions for Mother and Housewife Marion Mills Miller

I am going to share lodgings with one of them, and be a bachelor girl on my own account.
The Independence of Claire Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey

It will be quite an amusing experience to live the life of a bachelor girl.
The Independence of Claire Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey

One assumes, of course, that she intends to remain a “bachelor girl.”
An Ocean Tramp William McFee

a young unmarried woman, esp one who is self-supporting


: a bachelor-girl apartment

noun phrase

An unmarried young woman, usually with a career or a profession; Career Girl (1890s+)


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