B-girl

[bee-gurl]

noun

a woman employed by a bar, nightclub, etc., to act as a companion to male customers and induce them to buy drinks.

Origin of B-girl

1935–40, Americanism; probably b(ar)1 + girl
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Word Origin and History for b-girl

B-girl

n.

1936, abbreviation of bar girl, U.S. slang for a woman paid to encourage customers at a bar to buy her drinks.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper