Translation of old maid in Spanish:

old maid

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 countable/numerable (spinster) [colloquial/familiar] solterona (feminine) [colloquial/familiar]
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    • Do you wish for you and your sister to grow into single old maids?
    • As illegal divers working for the Asian export market continue to thin abalone populations, the survivors are dying off as old maids and bachelors.
    • The daughter was heartbroken, never married and died an old maid.
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    • The epitome of a fussy old maid, Mrs. B. operated with a few less sandwiches than it takes to make a picnic.
    1.2 countable/numerable (fussy person) [colloquial/familiar] maniático, (masculine, feminine) 1.3 uncountable/no numerable (no article/sin artículo) [Games/Juegos] to play old maidjugar* a la mona or al burro or al culo sucio
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    • The school is also encouraging parents to introduce their children to cards games such as old maid, snap and bridge.
    • As in old maid, you do not know what card you are going to take, and the player you are taking the card from does not know which one you will take.
    • Steph has a poker face as good as my 4 year old daughter playing old maid.

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