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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
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confirmed bachelor

a male homosexual. euphemistic
See also: bachelor, confirmed
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The labor was performed by convicts, prisoners of war, delinquent debtors and confirmed bachelors who were too poor to pay the high celibate tax which all red-Martian governments impose.
As for Mehevi, I had supposed him a confirmed bachelor, as well as most of the principal chiefs.
"He has a great many good points, but for my own part I have a mother's feelings, and I can never look at a confirmed bachelor without the tears coming into my eyes."
But confirmed bachelors and potheads alike will be especially delighted by the incidental finding that, "among husbands and wives, the concordant nonusers, concordant users, and discrepant users each experienced significant linear decreases in marital satisfaction over time." Indeed, although illicit drug use decreased among both men and women, satisfaction on the Marital Adjustment Test dropped 12 points among husbands and 15 points among wives by respondents' fourth anniversary.
But confirmed bachelors and pot-heads alike will be especially delighted by the incidental finding that "among husbands and wives, the concordant nonusers, concordant users, and discrepant users each experienced significant linear decreases in marital satisfaction over time." Indeed, although illicit drug use decreased among both men and women, satisfaction on the Marital Adjustment Test dropped 12 points among husbands and 15 points among wives by respondents' fourth anniversary.
Men were men, women were women, and gays were "confirmed bachelors." But somewhere around the late 60's, it became "groovy" to "let it all hang out" while you "kept on truckin'" stopping only to "give a hoot." And today, Lady Liberty is under attack from the cable channels, the internet blogs, and the Hollywood celebritocracy, out there spewing "facts" like so many locusts descending on America's crop of ripe, tender values.
He also plans to treat his two dogs -also confirmed bachelors.
Danielle Steel's TOXIC BACHELORS (0739313401, $29.95) explores dating and love in a novel which presents the lives of three single men who are best friends and confirmed bachelors. Kyf Brewer's narration brings the romance to life with all its twists and turns.
Before enjoying this recent style revival, animal prints had been consigned to lurking in the lairs of confirmed bachelors or making the odd appearance on UK Gold draped around the shoulders of the female characters in Dynasty and Dallas.
My married women friends warned me that the problem I'd most likely have would be with married men or confirmed bachelors who wanted a quick fling and thought all widows were frustrated.
Watching O'Hair cut through "freethinker" and "humanist" labels is as enjoyable as seeing a catty queen out "confirmed bachelors."
"And of course we have a few who are confirmed bachelors. There's plenty of dates but no commitment from them.
A team of 18 "observers" is commissioned to collect data from the homes of confirmed bachelors in the rural town of Landstad, Norway.
Until now O'Leary was recognised as one of the country's most confirmed bachelors. He was engaged before but the relationship broke up in 1999.
According to Perry, some men yearned to meet women and start families, while others were on the lam, and still others were comfortable, confirmed bachelors. As one miner of the latter ilk noted, "generally gold diggers are not marrying men.