How to use Old maid in a sentence
She was becoming a bitter old maid.
Gladys Turnbull was pounding away on a lap top computer in a corner of the parlor while young Martha and Donnie played a game of Old Maid on the sofa.
I got the word from this friend, an old maid clerk who likes me 'cause I didn't treat her like shit like everyone else does.
Jane will be quite an old maid soon, I declare.
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And, with mutual courtesies, the little old maid and I went on our respective ways.
It shall be on your family's behalf that I'll start my apprenticeship as old maid.
Next, pick card games that the whole family will enjoy - if you have young children, try a game like Old Maid.
Then, players pull one card from the others' hands and hope to not draw the Old Maid.
Play will continue until all pairs have been produced, and whoever is left with the odd card is the old maid.Advertisement
In addition to flash cards, playing cards such as Old Maid are easy enough for preschoolers to master.