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a. a person who holds the degree of Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Education, Bachelor of Science, etc
b. the degree itself
2. (in the Middle Ages) a young knight serving a great noble
3. bachelor seal a young male seal, esp a fur seal, that has not yet mated

What does it mean when you dream about a bachelor?

Bachelors can represent being alone; the feeling of loneliness. Could indicate a desire for freedom, particularly if the dreamer is married.

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Given the conservative nature of Arab society, forced bachelorhood not only generates great frustration but also has the effect of marginalising an individual.
I realized, 'Oh, wow, I can go have sex,'" Stern, 57, said of his newfound bachelorhood.
Newspapers and magazines routinely remarked on his apparently permanent bachelorhood.
It's 1964, Don's divorce from Betty has been finalised and while she's remarried and living in their old house, he's now free to joylessly pursue a two-pronged attack on bachelorhood.
It was not a complaint on my part, for while I may no longer have the financial freedom that comes with bachelorhood, I have a beautiful wife and three lovely children as the best possible compensation.
In early 20th-century Cairo, the "marriage crisis," a perceived rise in the number of middle class men choosing bachelorhood over marriage, was a subject of great concern among the urban middle class and an issue they felt demanded government intervention because it signified the demise of the nation.
Even Whitman never claimed to have married, so his bachelorhood is as indisputable as his fame.
The younger son Greg very much wants a stepmother despite Rob's blissful second bachelorhood.
Enzo takes us on the ride of his life, as in his dotage, he looks back on all he has learned as he accompanies his soul mate, Denny Swift, through bachelorhood, marriage, parenting, widowhood, and a child custody battle.
While many rugby players, and even more non rugby players, would head for Blackpool and the Pound a Pint offers along the Golden Mile to bring down the curtain on their bachelorhood, Russell will enjoy a more dignified occasion.
His criticisms of Bruckner became painfully personal, mocking the man's religion, his bachelorhood (implying, of course, his virginity), his intellect, his everything.
Although Naeem and a growing number of others his age can afford the increasingly exorbitant cost of marriage, they have chosen bachelorhood despite the societal pressures on both men and women to get married.