Spinsterhood



noun
1.
Disparaging and Offensive. a woman still unmarried beyond the usual age of marrying.
2.
Chiefly Law. a woman who has never married.
3.
a woman whose occupation is spinning.
noun
1.
an unmarried woman regarded as being beyond the age of marriage
2.
(law) (in legal documents) a woman who has never married Compare feme sole
3.
(formerly) a woman who spins thread for her living

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