cigarette girl

  1. a woman who sells cigars and cigarettes, usually from a tray displaying various brands, to customers in a restaurant or nightclub.

Origin of cigarette girl

First recorded in 1865–70

Words Nearby cigarette girl Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use cigarette girl in a sentence

  • The cigarette girl, pinkly pretty with an exaggerated figure, carrying a wooden tray with her wares, stopped at his gesture.

    The Happy End | Joseph Hergesheimer
  • I have now a new cigarette-girl, and she rolled them for me herself, and brought them to me just as I was leaving St. Petersburg.

    The Underdog | F. Hopkinson Smith
  • Despite the terrific interest of the adventure of the cigarette girl, disappointment began immediately after landing.

    The Lion's Share | E. Arnold Bennett
  • Great was our amazement on that memorable night in 1894 when we beheld for the first time a real cigarette girl of modern Spain.

    Stars of the Opera | Mabel Wagnalls