working girl


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working girl

n.
1. Often Offensive A woman who is employed outside the home.
2. Slang A woman prostitute.

working girl

n
1. (Sociology) a girl or woman who works, esp one who supports herself
2. (Professions) informal a prostitute

work′ing girl`


n.
1. Sometimes Offensive. a woman who works.
2. Slang. a prostitute.
[1860–65]
usage: See girl.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.working girl - a young woman who is employed
worker - a person who works at a specific occupation; "he is a good worker"
fille, girl, miss, missy, young lady, young woman - a young woman; "a young lady of 18"
2.working girl - a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for moneyworking girl - a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money
call girl - a female prostitute who can be hired by telephone
camp follower - a prostitute who provides service to military personnel
comfort woman, ianfu - a woman forced into prostitution for Japanese servicemen during World War II; "she wrote a book about her harsh experiences as a comfort woman"
demimondaine - a woman whose sexual promiscuity places her outside respectable society
floozie, floozy, hustler, slattern, street girl, streetwalker - a prostitute who attracts customers by walking the streets
white slave - a woman sold into prostitution
adult female, woman - an adult female person (as opposed to a man); "the woman kept house while the man hunted"

working girl

noun
References in classic literature ?
I'm just a poor little working girl. Show me something higher and lower."
I am removed from you and your family by being a working girl. How true a gentleman to be as considerate of me as if I was removed by being a Queen!'
Ona was a working girl, and did not own waterproofs and such things, and so Jurgis took her and put her on the streetcar.
Everybody liked Bill, and more than one working girl made love to him.
Working Girl is one of the ultimate yuppie-themed comedy dramas of the decade, with Melanie Griffith trying to sneak her way into a business career with the help of Harrison Ford, while Die Hard is one of the greatest action films, with Bruce Willis saving an office from terrorists.
Hairstylist Dan agreed: "You look more working girl than business girl and we need to get you into some knickers."
Hyderabad: In the second incident of its kind in less than a month, a stalker has killed a working girl in Hyderabad.
Now, Little Boots has set up her own label, On Repeat, and her battle for control informs the shiny pop treats on her new third album, Working Girl - named after the 1989 movie starring Melanie Griffith.
Rachel Armstrong AGE: 32 FROM: Huddersfield WHO IS YOUR ROLE MODEL AND WHY: Audrey Hepburn - a down to earth hard working girl with so much style WHAT THINGS DON'T YOU LIKE TO DO?
I am a working girl, one of those striking against intolerable conditions." Clara proposed that all garment workers go on strike, forcing the bosses to make working conditions humane for all employees.
On le sait, Hilary Duff est certes une working girl mais elle est avant tout une super maman : L'actrice de 25 ans ne perd pas une occasion de pouponner son petit Luca Cruz, l'enfant qu'elle a eu avec son mari Mike Comrie, qu'elle a rencontre sur le tournage de Lizzy McGuire.

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