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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BACK in the 1960s the girls who worked in Boots the Chemist were often recruited as usherettes at the ABC on special occasions.
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Maureen Philipson, pictured top and on the left with her fellow usherettes and Aussie actor Alan White at The Globe, Stockton
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We were both usherettes and often had our breaks together.
I asked Tony why not bring usherettes back to which he replied, it is not cost effective.
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When it opened, it created a sensation because the usherettes were dressed in trousers of French grey.
The art-deco cinema stand, complete with usherettes and free popcorn, was praised by the judges for its "brilliantly imaginative and clever presentation of animation and illustration where visitors are invited to take a seat, spend time with the work and really engage with it.
He wears a dinner suit and bow t ie at weekends and uses usherettes to sell ice cream and He wears a dinner suit and bow tie at weekends and uses usherettes to sell ice cream and sweets on busy nights.