woman about town


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woman about town

n. pl. women about town
A sophisticated and socially active woman who frequents fashionable places.
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None of them come close to the devil-may-care attitude of this woman about town.
Woman about town Alison Craig on city life and family.
Quickly becoming Chicago's woman about town, Amanda became the popular host of the Emmy Award Winning "Check, Please" on WTTW Channel 11, for its first two seasons in 2001 and 2002.
Daniela Nardini with co-star Sally Hawkins' Daniela plays wealthy Maya - a woman about town who lives to shop
SHE'S the ultimate woman about town who's about to wreak havoc in RTE's top soap Fair City.
The rather simplistic story of a single woman about town having to take on the children of her dead sister is designed to press all of the obvious emotional buttons, but eventually it is all way too manipulative to really work.
But in this softly-tailored trouser suit she looks less HRH and more European woman about town.
Miss Behaviour is for the smart young woman about town (or school disco), and coaxes the spirit of the 60s back with snug knits, flared trousers and mini skirts in colourful tartan.
And certainly the Blue features plenty of kit to keep any young man or woman about town fully entertained.
Pressed into service from everything from family cars, cars for the man or woman about town, squad cars, taxis and, with a half-decent engine on board, they're sportscars too.