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ˈspɪn stərspin·ster

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  1. spinsternoun

    Synonyms:
    old maid

  2. spinsternoun

    A woman who has never been married, especially one past the normal marrying age according to social traditions.

    Synonyms:
    old maid

  3. spinsternoun

    One who spins (puts a spin on) a political media story so as to give something a favorable or advantageous appearance; a spin doctor, spin merchant or spin master.

    Synonyms:
    old maid

  4. spinsternoun

    Someone whose occupation was spinning thread.

    Synonyms:
    old maid

Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 1 vote

  1. spinster, old maidnoun

    an elderly unmarried woman

    Synonyms:
    periwinkle, old maid, red periwinkle, rose periwinkle, cayenne jasmine, old maid flower, zinnia, spinner, thread maker

  2. spinner, spinster, thread makernoun

    someone who spins (who twists fibers into threads)

    Synonyms:
    thread maker, old maid, spinner

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. spinsternoun

    Synonyms:
    single woman, maiden lady

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  1. Amal Clooney:

    I met George when I was 35 and starting to become quite resigned to the idea that I would be a spinster. Then we met, five years later, he is the person who has my complete admiration and also the person whose smile makes me melt every time.


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