bachelor

Definition

  • noun: a man who is not married
  • noun: a young knight who follows the banner of another

Examples

  • They threw the groom a 'bachelor party'. [=a party for a man who is about to be married that is usually attended by men only]

  • a 'confirmed bachelor' [=a man who has been a bachelor for a long time and who shows no interest in marrying]

  • his apartment is a typical 'bachelor pad' [=a typical apartment of an unmarried man]

Movie clips

Movie quotes

  • (..) - We... - And he kept it. Wall Street journal Top floor apartment. bucks says this guy's like a hot, eligible bachelor. I'll take that action. Police! Open up! Hello. Oh! Hello, sir! How are you today? (..)
    2013 TvShow: Brooklyn Nine-Nine Title: Pilot Season: 1 Episode 1
  • (..) Yeah, I know. -Wanna go on the spinning dinosaur eggs? -Nope. Cover up your dork pouch. It's my wedding. No, Alec's not having a bachelor party. Because all his friends are animals. Scatter. -What? -Go. Run. Go! Go, go! The next T. rex feeding (..)
    2015 Jurassic World
  • (..) One what? Tabloid nickname. SuBo, Nasty Nick. I'll probably get one soon. Page five, column six, first sentence. Why is it always the hat photograph?! "Bachelor John Watson. " What kind of hat is it? What are they implying?! Is it a cap? Why has it got two fronts? It's a deerstalker. "Frequently seen in the company of bachelor John Watson. " What are you going to do, throw it? "Confirmed bachelor John Watson." A death frisbee! This is too much, we need to be more careful. It's got flaps. Ear flaps, it's an ear hat, John. (..)
    2012 TvShow: Sherlock Title: The Reichenbach Fall Season: 2 Episode 3