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confirmed bachelor

euphemism A homosexual man. Nellie, you do know that Jim is a confirmed bachelor, right? That's why he's not responding to your advances.
See also: bachelor, confirmed

confirmed bachelor

a male homosexual. euphemistic
See also: bachelor, confirmed
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Usher rivals the master's romantic vocal style with a luscious "Superstar," while American Idol vet Fantasia conjures up his sunny onstage demeanor on "'Til My Baby Comes Home." But it's the old-school divas who land knockouts the lifelong "confirmed bachelor" would have applauded: Aretha Franklin tears "A House Is Not a Home" up from its very foundations.
Madejski, who has never married but has two daughters from a previous relationship, admitted recently he is a "selfish" confirmed bachelor.
Confirmed bachelor Graham met Pauline Slater while enjoying a country and western evening at Bedworth Civic Hall.
Confirmed bachelor Clooney and the Welsh beauty exchange vows in a mocked-up Scots wedding in romantic comedy Intolerable Cruelty.
Uncle Ernest, not much taller than Grandma, is a confirmed bachelor with the weathered complexion and bowlegged gait of a real cowboy.
The Greenwich-born confirmed bachelor, who will be notching his half-century in racing in 16 days' time, has driven horseboxes for the best part of 29 years.
Professor and "confirmed bachelor" Henry Higgins takes on the challenge of transforming the young lady from a "squashed cabbage leaf" into a "Duchess at the Embassy Ball." The phonetist becomes so determined, he makes a bet with linguistic colleague Colonel Pickering he can accomplish the impossible transformation in just six months.
ONE of the strangest cases I ever looked into concerned a 71-year-old Huytonian man named Stephen - a confirmed bachelor who had reached the autumn of his life contented to be single.
Pieter Van de Graeff is a wealthy art dealer and confirmed bachelor in early middle age.
The 76-year-old actor, famous for his character Victor Meldrew's "I don't believe it" catchphrase, has been described as a confirmed bachelor for years.
"You are gambling your whole life on a girl you don't know!" despairs confirmed bachelor Tom (Kris Marshall), who believes in enjoying life and as many women as possible.
And all because I suggested that for a religion whose founder was a confirmed bachelor spending most of his later years swanning around with a dozen other similarly unattached blokes, Christianity seemed unhealthily obsessed with homosexuality and, come to think of it, any other form of sex.
Daithi O Se, of course, is a not-so-secret fan and the former confirmed bachelor has even had his wild ways tamed by ex-Rose Rita Talty.
She knew Idris had been a confirmed bachelor and all of 40 years old when he'd met Theresa, barely 20.
Naturally, in that Smashy and Nicey voice of his, the chartbusting life-long confirmed bachelor gave nothing away.