Usage note
This word may be used pejoratively.
el solterón, la solterona
masculine or feminine noun
1. (mature unmarried person) 
a. confirmed bachelor (masculine) 
Jorge es un solterón. Dice que jamás va a casarse.Jorge is a confirmed bachelor. He says he's never getting married.
b. old bachelor (masculine) 
Me alegro por Daniel. El solterón al fin encontró a su media naranja.I'm happy for Daniel. The old bachelor finally found his better half.
c. spinster (feminine) 
Silvia es la típica solterona que tiene la casa llena de gatos.Silvia is the typical spinster whose house is full of cats.
d. old maid (feminine) 
Las amigas casadas de Marta se burlaban de ella y decían que era una solterona.Marta's married friends used to make fun of her and call her an old maid.
adjective
2. (not married) 
a. unmarried 
Todos tienen un tío solterón al que le encantan las fiestas.Everybody has an unmarried uncle who likes to party.
solterón
adjective
1. (general) 
a. unmarried 
Noun
2. (general) 
a. old bachelor, spinster, old maid 
solterónona solterona
(hombre) confirmed bachelor; (mujer) spinster; old maid
tía solterona maiden aunt
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