old maid

USAGE NOTE
This phrase may be used pejoratively in the sense shown in #1).
old maid(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (older unmarried woman)
a. solterona
They used to call women who didn't get married old maids, but that's an antiquated concept these days.Antes se le decía solterona a una mujer que no se casaba, pero hoy en día es un concepto anticuado.
2. (former maid)
a. anterior sirvienta
The old maid did a much better job cleaning.La anterior sirvienta hacía la limpieza mucho mejor.
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