old-maidish

[ ohld-mey-dish ]SEE DEFINITION OF old-maidish
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Laughing at her old-maidish precautions, they let her have her way.

This old-maidish attorney was meek and wise, but by no means timid.

People had laughed at him for being so old-maidish, as they put it.

Indeed, she was as prim and old-maidish as any spinster lady possibly could be.

It has been in no busy, old-maidish, envious spirit that I have watched these affairs.

I'm not old-maidish, my dear, though I've escaped holy matrimony.

Mr. Reed, you certainly are the most old-maidish man I ever saw in my life.

He's an old-maidish sort of fellow, and is easily frightened.

A gentle, old-maidish person and a sweet young girl of seventeen sat right in front of us that night at the Mannheim opera.

Miss Holmes was very nice and sensible, but there were some old-maidish traits.

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