Disparaging and Offensive. an elderly or confirmed spinster.
a fussy, timid, prudish person.
a woman regarded as unlikely ever to marry; spinster
(informal) a prim, fastidious, or excessively cautious person
a card game using a pack from which one card has been removed, in which players try to avoid holding the unpaired card at the end of the game
[ohld-mey-dish] /ˈoʊldˈmeɪ dɪʃ/ adjective 1. characteristic of or resembling an old maid.
noun, Informal. 1. a father, usually one’s own: His old man’s letting him have the car for the prom. 2. a husband: The office is giving my old man a retirement party. 3. a boyfriend or male lover, especially a male lover with whom one cohabits. 4. (sometimes initial capital letters) a person in a […]
noun 1. a novel (1952) by Ernest Hemingway.
[ohld-man-uh n-woo m-uh n] /ˈoʊldˈmæn ənˈwʊm ən/ noun 1. (def 1).