Simple Definition of old maid
: a woman who has never been married and who is no longer young
Full Definition of old maid
1 : spinster 3
2 : a prim fussy person <he was a real old maid about burning rubbish — R. C. Ruark>
3 : a simple card game in which cards are matched in pairs and the player holding the unmatched card at the end loses
Examples of old maid
In my generation, you were considered an old maid at 25.
First Known Use of old maid
Rhymes with old maid
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