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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Having the habits, appearance, or traits of an elderly unmarried woman

Usage examples (29)
  • It is Squidward, actually, tending his soufflés at home, who might be said to exhibit a certain spinsterish or curate-like gayness; SpongeBob and Patrick simply love...
  • A spinsterish woman looked like she might be contemplating suicide.
  • Even her daughter, Gnaea, just grew plainer and more spinsterish as the years passed.
  • Mew's poems are few, somber, and spinsterish, but in their sad, shriveled way supremely beautiful. for more
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