old-maidish

old-maidish

[ohld-mey-dish]
adjective
characteristic of or resembling an old maid.

Origin:
1750–60

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old maid
 
n
1.  a woman regarded as unlikely ever to marry; spinster
2.  informal a prim, fastidious, or excessively cautious person
3.  a card game using a pack from which one card has been removed, in which players try to avoid holding the unpaired card at the end of the game
 
old-'maidish
 
adj

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