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n. Slang
A woman regarded as having an exaggerated interest in appearing sexually attractive and as being intellectually vacuous.

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offensive a woman who is considered sexually attractive but unintelligent
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(ˈbɪm boʊ)

n., pl. -bos, -boes. Slang.
1. an attractive but stupid young woman, esp. one with loose morals.
2. a foolish, stupid, or inept person.
[1915–20, Amer.]
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People have this impression of me that she is this beautiful bimbette and a dumb person.
People have this impression of me that 'she is this beautiful bimbette and a dumb person.' I am not a dumb person.
"It was the 'in' thing to be big breasted, this whole 'I'm a Baywatch bimbette.'"
DEFINING TRAIT: Elli's happy- go- lucky bimbette avatar is her biggest USP.
Then it reappeared in the 1980s during US political scandals, with other versions such as "bimbette" and a male form "himbo" - taking it full circle.
Hugh will probably hook up with some 23-year-old bimbette and Liz, well she's got an organic farm, so presumably there are plenty of hunky farm hands about.
Pic's most unattractive feature, its stubborn class snobbery, is here intensified by having Sara Chase overplay all three trophy girls as a misogynist's rogue's gallery: the loudmouth bridge-and-tunnel parvenu ("I'd hug you but my thong broke"); the prim shrink who's really a jezebel; and the talentless bimbette. It's as if no one trusted the First Wives to win our hearts unless the show caricatured and humiliated everyone else.
A blokey is a man, a blondie bimbette is a blonde young woman regarded as sexually attractive but somewhat lacking in the brain department, tighty-whities are tight-fitting underpants, while a ta-da is a dramatic entrance.
There are lots of other uses of the word 'compromised', including the ones about the convicted safecracker being found in the vault after normal banking hours, or the otherwise respectable married man being caught with his hand high on the thigh of a giggling bimbette by his good lady wife who's wondering why it's taken him so long to get the groceries from Tesco's.
At one stage it is claimed he pointed out a girl to a male friend and said: "Isn't she the most delicious bimbette? Absolutely thick, but good tits."
His landlady prescribes Colin some TLC from local bimbette (Heather Graham).