B-girl


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B-girl

(bē′gûrl′)
n.
A woman who is employed by a bar to encourage customers to spend money freely.

[b(ar) + girl.]

b-girl

 (bē′gûrl′)
n.
A woman or girl who engages in b-boying.

[b-, probably short for break (from the danceable breaks in funk recordings from which turntablists make breakbeat music to which b-boying is performed ) + girl.]

B-girl

(ˈbiˌgɜrl)

n.
a woman employed by a bar to entertain customers and induce them to buy drinks.
[1935–40, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.B-girl - a woman employed by a bar to act as a companion to men customersB-girl - a woman employed by a bar to act as a companion to men customers
adult female, woman - an adult female person (as opposed to a man); "the woman kept house while the man hunted"
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