The definition of a bachelor is a man who is not married.(noun)
A man with no wife is an example of a bachelor.
See bachelor in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME bacheler < OFr bachelier < ML baccalaris: see baccalaureate
See bachelor in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English bacheler, squire, youth, bachelor
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Medieval Latin baccalārius, tenant farmer
Origin: , perhaps of Celtic origin.
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