Synonyms for old-maidish
- prim and proper
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR OLD-MAIDISH
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.