Definition of


  1. (noun, communication) the music of Bach
  2. (noun, person) German baroque organist and contrapuntist; composed mostly keyboard music; one of the greatest creators of western music (1685-1750)
  3. (verb, stative) lead a bachelor's existence

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Alternate forms of Bach

Hypernyms: live, music

Origin of the word Bach

  1. 1855, clipped form of bachelor (q.v.). Also in colloquial Amer.Eng. use as a verb (1870) meaning "to live as an unmarried man," esp. to do one's own cooking and cleaning. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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