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maiden

maid·en

maiden

 
pronunciation:
meI dihn
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition: an unmarried girl or young woman.
synonyms:
loss, maid
similar words:
babe, chick, damsel, girl, miss, vestal, virgin, wench
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or relating to an unmarried girl or woman.
synonyms:
single
similar words:
celibate, chaste, girlish, pure, vestal, virginal
definition 2: first.
the maiden voyage of a ship
synonyms:
first, initial, original
similar words:
inaugural
definition 3: unmarried.
my maiden aunt
synonyms:
single, unmarried, unwed
similar words:
celibate
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derivation: maidenly (adj.)