Definitions for: Old Maid


[n] 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')
[n] a person who is primly fastidious
[n] an elderly unmarried woman
[n] commonly cultivated Old World woody herb having large pinkish to red flowers
[n] any of various plants of the genus Zinnia cultivated for their variously and brightly colored flower heads



Synonyms: Cape periwinkle, Catharanthus roseus, cayenne jasmine, Madagascar periwinkle, old maid flower, periwinkle, red periwinkle, rose periwinkle, spinster, Vinca rosea, zinnia

See Also: card game, cards, Catharanthus, flower, genus Catharanthus, genus Zinnia, herb, herbaceous plant, human, individual, little golden zinnia, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul, unmarried woman, white zinnia, Zinnia acerosa, Zinnia grandiflora

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