- a female member of a police or traffic department responsible for issuing tickets for parking violations.
Origin of meter maid
An Americanism dating back to 1955–60
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Related Words for meter maiddetective, deputy, policeman, constable, officer, marshal, trooper, cop, fuzz, sheriff, patrolman, patrolwoman, MP, flatfoot, lawman, policewoman, carabiniere, flic, gendarme
- informal a female traffic warden
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