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cover girl

an attractive young woman whose picture is featured on a magazine cover.
Origin of cover girl
An Americanism dating back to 1910-15 Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for cover girl

cover girl

a girl, esp a glamorous one, whose picture appears on the cover of a newspaper or magazine
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Slang definitions & phrases for cover girl

cover girl


: It doesn't seem fair that their cover-girl looks should obscure the vast athletic skills displayed between the lines

noun phrase

A model or celebrity whose likeness appears on the cover of a magazine; a beautiful and glamorous young woman (1915+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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Idioms and Phrases with cover girl

cover girl

An attractive woman whose photograph is featured on a magazine cover; also, a woman attractive enough to be so featured. For example, All models hope to be cover girls some day, or She's gorgeous—a real cover girl. [ c. 1910 ]
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