Definition of bachelor
What does the word bachelor mean?
part of speech: noun
Young knight serving under another\'s banner (hist.); hence now, knight b., simple knight not belonging to a special order; man or woman who has taken the university degree below Master; unmarried man. B.\'s buttons, various button-shaped flowers esp. double buttercup, also small ratafia biscuits. Hence bachelorhood, bachelorship, bachelorism (4), nn. [old French]