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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CINEMA-GOERS at the Marlborough in Middlesbrough say they knew the interval was due when the usherette started spraying the aisles with disinfectant.
And the former SFX schoolboy, who once played down the road at the Black-E for the princely sum of 50p, and whose mum was an usherette at the Phil, delivered a marathon two-hour, 26-song, guitar-saluting thank you.
CELEBRATING her 105 birthday, Winifred Dawson is on course to outlive the cinema where she was an usherette.
The cast is led by EastEnders' Jack Ryder who lands a job only to discover that cinema usherette Suki (Jodi Albert), who looks like his favourite comic book heroine, is set to leave.
I worked as an usherette at the Capitol Theatre, when they held a charity show one afternoon where Queen Mary was the great attraction.
Before coming to the Curzon, she had previously worked at the Ritz as an usherette and ice cream salesgirl, standing in the spotlight with the ice cream tray at the start of the interval.
He even met his wife of 34 years, Margaret, on the buses when she used to catch a bus from Higham-on-the-Hill to work at Nuneaton's old ABC Cinema, where she was an usherette selling ice-creams.
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The dessert and hot drink service is now separate to allow for a break between courses and ice creams will be offered by crew using a retro cinema usherette tray.
Among the staff pictured on stage behind the Wurlitzer organ are Jean Pattison, fifth from the left at the top, who was a 14-year-old usherette at the time and the manager Stan Hodnett at the front with Jessie Battersby, his secretary, next to him on the left.
We were the ice cream girls,' said Anne Davis, 55, of Chartwell Court, Pentyrch, who started work as an usherette in 1967 when she was just 17.
It allis tuk me a whahle ter settle daan, an' Ah could nivver stop thinkin' abaat yond chap i' London 'at th' usherette fun liggin semi-conscious across three seeats in t' stalls.