usherette


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ush·er·ette

 (ŭsh′ə-rĕt′)
n.
A girl or woman employed to escort people to their seats, as in a theater or stadium.

usherette

(ˌʌʃəˈrɛt) or

usheress

n
(Professions) a woman assistant in a cinema, theatre, etc, who shows people to their seats

ush•er•ette

(ˌʌʃ əˈrɛt)

n.
Older Use. a woman who escorts persons to seats in a theater, church, etc.
[1925–30]
usage: See -ette.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.usherette - a female usher
guide, usher - someone employed to conduct others
Translations
uvádzačka

usherette

[ˌʌʃəˈret] Nacomodadora f

usherette

[ˌʌʃəˈrɛt] n (in cinema)ouvreuse f

usherette

usherette

[ˌʌʃəˈrɛt] n (in cinema) → mascherina
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They were either so small they looked like a portable or so big I'd have expected an usherette to come into the living room selling popcorn and cartons of Kia-Ora.
At 16, she left and worked in a factory and later as a cinema usherette and a light bulb seller.
I had started working at the Regal Cinema in Foleshill part-time in the evenings as an usherette when I was 14.
WHEN you've made the journey from cinema usherette to star of the silver screen and enjoyed 60 years in films, you know what makes a movie legend.
I used to see Violet Pretty sometimes working as a usherette.
When Mr Wall was called up for National Service, Jo took a job as an usherette at the cinema.
Usherette Beth Furlong outside the Sol Cinema and, below, the intimate interior which can accommodate eight adults
The pair began courting three years later when 83-year-old Wilf went to see a film at the Maypole Cinema, where Beryl worked as an usherette.
As an usherette there at the time I remember it well for several reasons.
But the show kicked off to a flat start with the microphone being turned up too high, ruining the opening scene where The Usherette introduces the story.
At the time of her marriage, Mrs North was working in a worsted mill and as an usherette at the Cosy Nook Cinema in Salendine Nook.
We always had the feeling of glamour when we went to work, we were part of it," Kitty Yates (nee Heath) recalled back in 2001 when reminiscing about her life as an usherette at the Odeon cinema.