What does Bachelor mean?

Definitions for Bachelor
ˈbætʃ ə lər, ˈbætʃ lərBach·e·lor

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Bachelor.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bachelor, unmarried mannoun

    a man who has never been married

  2. knight bachelor, bachelor-at-arms, bachelorverb

    a knight of the lowest order; could display only a pennon

  3. bachelor, bachverb

    lead a bachelor's existence

Wiktionary

  1. bachelornoun

    A man who is socially regarded as able to marry, but has not yet.

    Etymology: bacheler, from bacheler (modern French bachelier), from baccalaris (compare Tuscan bacalaro ‘squire’), of unknown origin.

  2. bachelornoun

    The first or lowest academical degree conferred by universities and colleges; a bachelor's degree.

    Etymology: bacheler, from bacheler (modern French bachelier), from baccalaris (compare Tuscan bacalaro ‘squire’), of unknown origin.

  3. bachelornoun

    Someone who has achieved a bachelor's degree.

    Etymology: bacheler, from bacheler (modern French bachelier), from baccalaris (compare Tuscan bacalaro ‘squire’), of unknown origin.

  4. bachelornoun

    An apartment consisting mainly of one large room which is the living, dining, and bedroom combined. A bachelor apartment.

    Etymology: bacheler, from bacheler (modern French bachelier), from baccalaris (compare Tuscan bacalaro ‘squire’), of unknown origin.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bachelornoun

    a man of any age who has not been married

  2. Bachelornoun

    an unmarried woman

  3. Bachelornoun

    a person who has taken the first or lowest degree in the liberal arts, or in some branch of science, at a college or university; as, a bachelor of arts

  4. Bachelornoun

    a knight who had no standard of his own, but fought under the standard of another in the field; often, a young knight

  5. Bachelornoun

    in the companies of London tradesmen, one not yet admitted to wear the livery; a junior member

  6. Bachelornoun

    a kind of bass, an edible fresh-water fish (Pomoxys annularis) of the southern United States

Freebase

  1. Bachelor

    The term bachelor is used to refer to "men who live independently, outside of their parents' home and other institutional settings, who are neither married nor cohabitating."

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bachelor

    bach′el-or, n. a young knight who followed the banner of another, as being too young to display his own: an unmarried man: one who has taken his first degree at a university.—ns. Bach′elorhood, Bach′elorship; Bach′elorism, habit of a bachelor; Bach′elor's-but′ton, the popular name of the double-flowered yellow or white varieties of buttercup.—Knight bachelor, title of one who has been knighted, but not attached to any special order. [O. Fr. bacheler. Ety. disputed; acc. to Brachet from Low L. baccalarius, a farm-servant, orig. a cowherd, from bacca, Low L. for vacca, a cow.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Bachelor

    a name given to one who has achieved the first grade in any discipline.

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. BACHELOR

    From Latin _baculus_, a stick, unattached. Hence, an unattached man, which any lady may stick, stick to, or get stuck on.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Bachelor in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Bachelor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Bachelor in a Sentence

  1. Casey Monahan:

    I'd like to earn my bachelor's as quickly as possible so I can begin to work full time as a certified teacher and continue on to a master's program, i do not want to postpone a semester but because of the shutdown, I have very little other options.

  2. Chris Harrison:

    The Bachelor in Paradise.

  3. Ben Higgins:

    It was a dark day in American history and he was there for it and it's still being promoted through him. I can't say he and I have anything in common, however, he is representing 'The Bachelor' and I think he went as far as saying that 'The Bachelor' supported his efforts to do this–that is wrong! And he's lying.

  4. Erica Alfaro:

    It took me almost six years to get my bachelor's degree.

  5. Chandrika Kaul:

    The executive at Paris Match think that this will be a really dramatic, sensational meeting between the Queen of Hollywood and their own Prince, who is an eligible, young, handsome bachelor – who also just happens, rumor has it, to be looking for a wife.

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