|Origin:||bacheler, probably from Medieval Latin baccalarius 'farmer, squire, student'|
a man who has never been married:
Gerald was 38, and a confirmed bachelor (=a man who has decided that he will never marry).
The Crown Prince was Japan's most eligible bachelor (=a rich young man who has not yet married).
a first university degree in an arts subject, a science subject etc [↪ BA, BSc, BEd]