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bachelorette

[bach-uh-luh-ret, bach-luh-] /ˌbætʃ ə ləˈrɛt, ˌbætʃ lə-/
noun
1.
an unmarried young woman.
Origin of bachelorette
1900-1905
1900-05; bachelor + -ette
Usage note
See -ette.
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bachelorette

/ˌbætʃələˈrɛt/
noun
1.
(jocular) a young unmarried professional woman
2.
(Canadian) another word for bachelor apartment
Word Origin
C20: bachelor + -ette
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Word Origin and History for bachelorette
n.

1935, American English, from bachelor with French ending -ette. Replaced earlier bachelor-girl (1895). Middle French had bachelette "young girl;" Modern French bachelière is found only in the "student" sense.

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