Definition of old-maidenish in English:

old-maidenish

adjective

  • Old-maidish.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Catherine Sedgwick (1789–1867). From old maiden + -ish.

Pronunciation

old-maidenish

/ˌəʊl(d)ˈmeɪd(ə)nɪʃ/