Definition of Meter maid

1. Noun. Policewoman who is assigned to write parking tickets.

Generic synonyms: Police Matron, Policewoman



Definition of Meter maid

1. Noun. A female meter attendant: a female public servant tasked with enforcing the use of parking meters. ¹

2. Noun. (context: derogatory) A meter attendant of either gender. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Meter Maid

meteoroscopes
meteoroscopic
meteoroscopy
meteorotropic
meteorous
meteors
meteortropism
metepa
metepas
meter
meter-candle
meter-kilogram-second
meter-kilogram-second system
meter-kilogram-second unit
meter angle
meter maid (current term)
meter maids
meter reading
meterage
meterages
metered
metered-dose inhaler
metergasia
metergoline
metergolines
metergram
metergrams
meterical
metering
meterless

Literary usage of Meter maid

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Little Book of Boston Parking Horrors by Michael Silverstein (2002)
"Some $15 Misunderstandings For a long time I had this running battle with a meter maid. I would park in a loading zone I knew was legal. ..."

2. A Departure from the Script: A Novel by Rochelle Hollander Schwab (2002)
"It was just my luck that the meter maid was sticking a ticket under my windshield wipers as I panted up to my car. She gave me a triumphant smirk as she ..."

3. Protecting America's Youth in a Modern Economy: Child Labor in the United edited by Mike DeWine (2001)
"... fearful that the oversight of their operations is being conducted with almost like a meter maid mentality have curtailed their employment of teenagers. ..."

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