1. [ noun ] an elderly unmarried woman
Synonyms: spinster
Related terms: unmarried_woman
2. [ noun ] (cards,games) a card game using a pack of cards from which one queen has been removed; players match cards and the player holding the unmatched queen at the end of the game is the loser (or `old maid')
Related terms: card_game
3. [ noun ] (botany) any of various plants of the genus Zinnia cultivated for their variously and brightly colored flower heads
Synonyms: old_maid_flower zinnia
Related terms: flower little_golden_zinnia white_zinnia genus_Zinnia
4. [ noun ] a person who is primly fastidious
Related terms: person
5. [ noun ] (botany) commonly cultivated Old World woody herb having large pinkish to red flowers
Synonyms: rose_periwinkle Madagascar_periwinkle Cape_periwinkle red_periwinkle cayenne_jasmine Catharanthus_roseus Vinca_rosea periwinkle
Related terms: herb Catharanthus
Similar spelling:   old_man