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charity girl

Slang definitions & phrases for charity girl

charity girl

noun phrase

A sexually promiscuous young woman (1940s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • Perhaps she should not have taken it—taking it may have made her a charity girl.


    Jane Abbott
  • I was glad that Kate was to be humbled, and was to be only a charity girl.

    Girls New and Old L. T. Meade
  • She knew her money was gone, and she was to be a charity girl.

    Girls New and Old L. T. Meade
  • But if I stoop to this thing—if I consent to become a charity girl—I shall think myself almost at her level.

    Girls New and Old L. T. Meade
  • I knew that she meant me by 'the girl,' and I turned hot and cold, for I felt like a charity girl.

    London's Heart B. L. (Benjamin Leopold) Farjeon
  • Perhaps they had all thought she was a "charity girl," a waif brought here by Uncle Johnny.


    Jane Abbott
  • She was a charity girl whom the Stocktons had taken into the family.

  • Poor Mrs. Shindy and the children are, meanwhile, in dingy lodgings somewhere, waited upon by a charity girl in pattens.


    Anthony Trollope
  • The female pupil at a free school in New York is neither a pauper nor a charity girl.

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