eligible bachelor

noun

: an unmarried man who is regarded as a desirable husband

Examples of eligible bachelor in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Anya Taylor-Joy sizzles as the matchmaker at its center who is determined to find an eligible bachelor for a new friend (Mia Goth). Radhika Seth, Vogue, 22 Feb. 2024 That same year – 2009 – was also when Swift dated the music industry’s resident eligible bachelor and fellow artist John Mayer. Lisa Respers France, CNN, 9 Feb. 2024 In the season’s darkest storyline, an eligible bachelor of impeccable manner and unimpeachable breeding reveals himself, behind closed doors, to be a brute who delights in manipulating and humiliating women. Angie Han, The Hollywood Reporter, 7 Nov. 2023 John Fleenor When Gerry Turner, America’s most eligible bachelor, said goodbye to three women on Thursday night’s episode of The Golden Bachelor, host Jesse Palmer began his ritual consolations, one of the few responsibilities of the largely ceremonial role of host of ABC’s Bachelor franchise. Sam Reed, Glamour, 6 Oct. 2023 Hugh Grant was once a notoriously eligible bachelor, much like his characters in iconic romantic comedies of the '90s and early aughts. Emma Kershaw, Peoplemag, 9 Mar. 2023

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“Eligible bachelor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eligible%20bachelor. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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