a salesgirl; female store clerk.

Origin of shopgirl

First recorded in 1760–70; shop + girl Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for shopgirl

Contemporary Examples of shopgirl

Historical Examples of shopgirl

  • This was her reward for having taken up with a shopgirl person!

    The Gorgeous Girl

    Nalbro Bartley

  • Abbie opened the door of the glass partition and beckoned to the shopgirl.

    Abijah's Bubble

    F. Hopkinson Smith

  • And all the time she was a shopgirl, Mr. Bill never saw her.

    The Amazing Inheritance

    Frances R. Sterrett

  • How came your friend to know that she was a shopgirl in Regent Street?


    W.H. Hudson (AKA Henry Harford)

  • Come, Albert, come—are you still in love with that shopgirl?