Advertisement

Advertisement

usherette

[ uhsh-uh-ret ]

noun

  1. a woman who escorts persons to seats in a theater, church, etc.


usherette

/ ˌʌʃəˈrɛt /

noun

  1. a woman assistant in a cinema, theatre, etc, who shows people to their seats


Discover More

Gender Note

See -ette.

Discover More

Word History and Origins

Origin of usherette1

First recorded in 1925–30; usher + -ette

Advertisement

Word of the Day

absquatulate

[ab-skwoch-uh-leyt ]

Meaning and examples

Start each day with the Word of the Day in your inbox!

By clicking "Sign Up", you are accepting Dictionary.com Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policies.

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement


usherUshki