剩女

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Chinese[edit]

have as remainder female; woman; daughter
simp. and trad.
(剩女)

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剩女

  1. (neologism, pejorative) "leftover woman"; an old spinster; an old unmarried woman
    大齡剩女 / 大龄剩女  ―  dàlíng shèngnǚ  ―  single woman past the usual age for marriage
    不想成為剩女 / 不想成为剩女  ―  Wǒ bùxiǎng chéngwéi shèngnǚ!  ―  I don't want to be a woman left on the shelf!

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