Definition of bachelor
- bachelor of arts
- received a bachelor of laws
- He chooses to remain a bachelor.
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First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
: a man who is not married; especially : a man who has never been married
: a person who has received a bachelor's degree
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