(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective Without a spouse: fancy-free, footloose, lone, single, sole, unattached, unmarried, unwed. Idiom: footloose and fancy-free. See MARRIAGE.

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  • Spouseless — Spouse less, a. Destitute of a spouse; unmarried. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spouseless — adjective Without a spouse; unmarried …   Wiktionary

  • spouseless — adj. without a husband; without a wife …   English contemporary dictionary

  • spouseless — a. Unmarried, unmated, unmatched …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • spouseless — spouse·less …   English syllables

  • spouseless — ˈ ̷ ̷lə̇s adjective Etymology: Middle English, from spouse (I) + less : having no spouse …   Useful english dictionary

  • single — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. one, separate, solitary, individual; unmarried; unique, sole; detached, alone; sincere, honest, unequivocal. See celibacy, unity, seclusion. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Unique] Syn. sole, original,… …   English dictionary for students

  • unmarried — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. bachelor, spinster, maiden, virgin; widowed, divorced; celibate, single, unwed. See celibacy. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. celibate, unwed, single, virgin, maiden, bachelor, eligible, chaste,… …   English dictionary for students

  • Oakland, California — Oakland redirects here. For other uses, see Oakland (disambiguation). Oakland   City   City of Oakland …   Wikipedia

  • spouse — spousehood, n. spouseless, adj. n. /spows, spowz/; v. /spowz, spows/, n., v., spoused, spousing. n. 1. either member of a married pair in relation to the other; one s husband or wife. v.t. 2. Obs. to join, give, or take in marriage. [1150 1200;… …   Universalium

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