A spinster is more than a female bachelor: she is beyond the expected marrying age and therefore seen as rejected and undesirable.
I want you to realize that are better choices than being a lonely spinster .
Jane is the bright spot in her lonely spinster 's life, and a letter from Jane is what she lives and waits for.
Ann Street started life as an out-of-the-way address for well-to-do widows and spinsters .
The advice literature reiterated this view in the 1830s, '40s, and '50s, and the theme of true marriage and moral spinsters persisted into the last decades of the century.
Brian told the secretary, a comically spinsterish woman with a bun and glasses, that they were there for Mr. Mallard.
Her omnipotent Jewish mother valiantly works to end her daughter's spinsterhood , but to no avail.
Not that single men of today do not have the same taste as the bachelors or spinsters of those days but it so happened that during that period the circumstances were unique.
Edith and her sister were trapped in spinsterish lives, caring for their selfish, manipulative mother.
Often they picked one child - usually a daughter - to stay home with the parents, caring for them well into her spinsterhood .