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meter maid

n.
A municipal employee, especially a woman, who issues tickets for parking violations.

meter maid

n
informal a female traffic warden

me′ter maid`


n.
a woman who is a member of a police or traffic department that issues parking tickets.
[1955–60, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.meter maid - policewoman who is assigned to write parking ticketsmeter maid - policewoman who is assigned to write parking tickets
police matron, policewoman - a woman policeman
Translations

meter maid

n (inf)Politesse f

meter maid

n (Brit) (old) (fam) → vigilessa
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SHANGHAI, Shawwal 17, 1432, Sep 15, 2011, SPA -- A man determined to escape paying a parking fee in downtown Shanghai ran over and killed a meter maid in the latest in a spate of road rage incidents in China, according to AP.
It was more like the bland smile I muster when people who mistake me for the Manners Meter Maid whose joy it is to pounce rudely on the unwary, announcing that they had better watch themselves in front of me.
* In January, for example, a Eugene, Oregon, man named Ben Bond fed money into expired parking meters for strangers as a meter maid began writing parking tickets.
Sydney, Aug 27 (ANI): After Microsoft's tactic to hire "meter maids" to titillate attendees of its TechEd conference on the Gold Coast backfired, the chief meter maid has come forward to accuse the company of telling fibs about the girls' attire.
"They were busy recording Lovely Rita Meter Maid and wanted to get it finished.