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a woman who appears in the chorus of a show, nightclub act, etc.
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Origin of show girl
First recorded in 1920–25
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How to use show girl in a sentence
Near the Mason jars are foam heads, the kind a showgirl uses to style her wigs.Best Career Arc Ever: From Burlesque To Bartending|Anne Berry|September 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In his show notes, Jacobs dedicated the collection to the women who inspire him and to “the showgirl in all of us.”Marc Jacobs Leaves Louis Vuitton After 16 Years|Alice Cavanagh|October 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
All she wanted in the beginning was to be a Vegas showgirl, just like the mom she never knew.10 Fascinating Porn Star Memoirs: Aurora Snow on Porn Tell-Alls|Aurora Snow|May 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The 50-year-old graying stallion announced that he and his 32-year-old Italian showgirl have called their fairytale romance quits.Clooney Breakup’s Red Flags|Barbie Latza Nadeau|June 23, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Well, this Showgirl has been “going on” for about a year in the great city of Las Vegas at Caesars Palace.Buddy, Can You Spare Three Million?|Bette Midler|May 11, 2009|DAILY BEAST
Though the legs of the longest showgirl may be bare, one feels that she is clothed in reverence.Pieces of Hate|Heywood Broun
British Dictionary definitions for show girl
/ (ˈʃəʊˌɡɜːl) /
a girl who appears in variety shows, nightclub acts, etc, esp as a singer or dancer
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