Words Like BACHELOR
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10 definitions of bachelor
Formerly, a person in the first or probationary stage of knighthood; a knight not powerful enough to display his banner in the field, and who therefore followed the banner of another; a knight of low rank. See knight bachelor, under knight.
In universities and colleges: Before the fifteenth century, a young man in apprenticeship for the degree of master in one of the higher faculties, that is, of theology, law, or medicine. In modern use, a person who has taken the first degree (baccalaureate) in the liberal arts and sciences, or in divinity, law, medicine, etc., at a college or university: as, a bachelor of arts; a bachelor of science. See baccalaureate.
A man of any age who has not been married.
A woman who has not been married.
In London livery companies, a person not yet admitted to the livery. A local name in the United States of a fish, Pomoxis annularis, of the Mississippi valley; a crappie.
Sometimes incorrectly spelled batchelor.
One of the young male furseals which are forced, through fear of the adult bulls, to herd by themselves at a distance from the breeding-grounds.
A man who is socially regarded as able to marry, but has not yet.
The first or lowest academical degree conferred by universities and colleges; a bachelor's degree.
Someone who has achieved a bachelor's degree.