- Proper noun. (surname, from German) of English-speakers.
- Proper noun. (music) Johann Sebastian Bach, a German organist and composer.
- Noun. (New Zealand, northern) A holiday home, usually small and near the beach, often with only one or two rooms and of simple construction.
- Verb. (US) To live apart from women, as with the period when a divorce is in progress (compare bachelor pad).