a degree awarded by a college or university to a person who has completed undergraduate studies.
- 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 […]
the state of being a bachelor. Historical Examples I told the aunt that I found her niece so pretty that I would renounce my bachelorhood if I could find such a mate. The Memoires of Casanova, Complete Jacques Casanova de Seingalt So I want to have one more run in the wilderness in all the […]
- Bachelor of laws
noun See Juris Doctor
- Bachelor of science
a bachelor’s degree, usually awarded for studies in natural science, pure science, or technology. a person having this degree. Abbreviation: B.S., B.Sc., S.B., Sc.B. noun a degree conferred on a person who has successfully completed his or her undergraduate studies in a branch of the sciences a person who holds this degree