bach·​e·​lor·​ette | \ ˌbach-lə-ˈret How to pronounce bachelorette (audio) , ˌba-chə-\

Definition of bachelorette

: a young unmarried woman

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Specifically, Sarah wants Khloe to be the next bachelorette on The Bachelorette. Katherine J. Igoe, Marie Claire, "Sarah Hyland Thinks Khloé Kardashian Should Be the Next Bachelorette," 21 Feb. 2019 Feared Intimacy’ Before ‘Adult Relationship’ with Brad Falchuk After returning from a bachelorette getaway in Cabo, Mexico, with pals, Paltrow and her fiancé Brad Falchuk celebrated their engagement at the Los Angeles Theatre in April. Mike Miller,, "Gwyneth Paltrow Says She ‘Sometimes’ Smokes Weed: ‘It’s Legal in California!’," 23 May 2018 So, then Colton sent home both Tayshia and Hannah G. and also essentially quit the show without selecting a bachelorette or getting engaged to anyone. Katherine J. Igoe, Marie Claire, "Is Colton Underwood Engaged After 'The Bachelor' Finale?," 4 Mar. 2019 The bachelorette's fittings can take up to two days. Hannah Orenstein, Seventeen, "13 Things You Never Knew About Getting Dressed on "The Bachelor"," 16 Jan. 2019 One bachelorette received a $350,000 wardrobe budget. Hannah Orenstein, Seventeen, "13 Things You Never Knew About Getting Dressed on "The Bachelor"," 16 Jan. 2019 The Middleton bachelorette pad isn't the only recent real estate news for the royals and royal adjacents, either. Roxanne Adamiyatt, Town & Country, "Kate and Pippa Middleton's London Bachelorette Apartment Is for Sale for $2.5 Million," 10 Dec. 2018 Things really began when Priyanka hosted her own bridal shower at Tiffany & Co in New York in October, swiftly followed by a bachelorette trip to Amsterdam, and some casual bridal party shopping in Paris. Lucy Wood, Marie Claire, "Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas Have Joined Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas in India for Pre-Wedding Celebrations," 27 Nov. 2018 Of course, each of the Jonas Brothers will be in the groom’s party and, after Sophie was so prevalent in Priyanka’s bachelorette celebrations, the Quantico actress is guaranteed to feature in the bridal squad. Lucy Wood, Marie Claire, "Everything We Know About Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas' Wedding Plans So Far," 4 Dec. 2018

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First Known Use of bachelorette

1896, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bachelorette

bachelor entry 1 + -ette

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English Language Learners Definition of bachelorette

US : a woman who is not married

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