Definition of Showgirl

1. Noun. A woman who dances in a chorus line.

Exact synonyms: Chorine, Chorus Girl
Group relationships: Chorus, Chorus Line
Generic synonyms: Dancer, Professional Dancer, Terpsichorean



Definition of Showgirl

1. Noun. A non-starring but physically beautiful female dancer in an often lavishly produced theatrical revue; a chorine. ¹

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Definition of Showgirl

1. a chorus girl [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Showgirl

showerhead
showerheads
showerier
showeriest
showeriness
showering
showerless
showerlike
showerproof
showers
showery
showest
showeth
showghe
showghes
showgirl (current term)
showgirls
showgoer
showgoers
showground
showgrounds
showhome
showhomes
showhorse
showhorses
showhouse
showhouses
showier
showiest
showily

Literary usage of Showgirl

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1. Pieces of Hate and Other Enthusiasms by Heywood Broun (1922)
"Though the legs of the longest showgirl may be bare, one feels that she is clothed in reverence. When the lights begin to dim, and the soft music sounds to ..."

2. Ship-bored by Julian Street (1912)
"... one husband, and no children) proves to be a Broadway showgirl; and the one we dubbed a duchess, the proprietor of a Fifth Avenue frock-foundry. ..."

3. The Cuckoo in the Nest by Oliphant (Margaret) (1892)
"The rector 'll call because he's bound to, and because you was once his showgirl at the Sunday School: and the new curate will call to see if he can get a ..."

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