Maid and Spinster


Maid noun - A female domestic servant.
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Synonyms for Maid

Spinster and maid are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Spinster" instead a noun "Maid".

Nearby Word: maiden


Spinster noun - An elderly unmarried woman.
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Synonyms for Spinster

Maid and spinster are semantically related. You can use "Maid" instead a noun "Spinster".

Both words in one sentence

  • In Picnic, Rosemary is a spinster schoolteacher in late middle age who is utterly terrified of being an old maid.
    Source: Old Maid
  • The spinster Emily Brent from And Then There Were None disowns her maid when she gets pregnant, claiming it's because the girl doesn't fit in her household anymore for not following the Word of God.
  • Literature / The Chronicles of Magravandias Old Maid: Everna seemed doomed to being a spinster until finally marrying at the late age of twenty-eight.
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