- Disparaging and Offensive. an elderly or confirmed spinster.
- a fussy, timid, prudish person.
- a simple game, played with a deck having one card removed, in which the players draw from one another to match pairs and the one holding an odd queen at the end loses.
- the loser of such a game.
- a woman regarded as unlikely ever to marry; spinster
- informal a prim, fastidious, or excessively cautious person
- a card game using a pack from which one card has been removed, in which players try to avoid holding the unpaired card at the end of the game