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a confirmed bachelor

A euphemism for 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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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.
The camera also picks out the hole in his sock, and the following sequence shows us that, despite his hand-to-mouth existence, this confirmed bachelor is charmingly nonchalant and actually likes women.
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.
He was a confirmed bachelor but he loved his family and was very loyal.
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.
Via conversation with pic's mostly off-screen helmer and lenser Gronk-jaer (who occasionally wanders into a shot when summoned to help shift furniture around), it's revealed that confirmed bachelor Vig bought the remote and ramshackle castle of Hesbjerg 50 years ago.
The Confirmed Bachelor will do science, while The Bloke Who Eats Peanuts does General Knowledge.
Confirmed bachelor Aidan Barber never expected to meet the love of his life in a taxi queue.
Everett's maiden voyage as the icily brilliant crime solver, confirmed bachelor (ahem), and drug user doesn't hold a candle to the performances of his big-screen predecessor, Basil Rathbone, let alone Jeremy Brett on TV, But he'll do nicely until someone much better comes along.
My neighbour, being a confirmed bachelor, has installed a state-of-the-art home entertainment system that cost more than my car and ten times more than the rest of his furniture combined.
But the arrival of Majella has rubbed off on the 42-year-old one-time confirmed bachelor, who now enjoys the finer things in life.