A bachelor is a man who is not married (see single person) or who is not in a pair bond. It includes "men who live independently, outside of their parents' home and other institutional settings, who are neither married nor cohabitating".
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Famous quotes containing the word bachelor:
“Never trust a husband too far, nor a bachelor too near.”
—Helen Rowland (18751950)
“I told him, Look at all those fightings and killings down there,
Whats the matter? Why dont you put a stop to it?
I try, he saidThats all he could do, he looked tired. Hes a bachelor so long, and he likes lentil soup.”
—Allen Ginsberg (b. 1926)
“Shall I never see a bachelor of threescore again?”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)