Marilyn Monroe love

Definitions

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  • noun A female representing an ideal type of physical beauty and glamour.

Etymologies

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After Marilyn Monroe (1926-1962), film star.

Examples

  • Novelist and cultural critic Jerome Charyn is entranced by DiMaggio's failure to hit the curveballs thrown by his second wife, the former Norma Jeane Mortensen another reinvented American, who took the name Marilyn Monroe.

    The Washington Post: National, World & D.C. Area News and Headlines - The Washington Post

  • Hasan had learned on his late-night visit to the White House that the door was referred to as the Marilyn Monroe door.

    Transfer of Power

  • Hasan had learned on his late-night visit to the White House that the door was referred to as the Marilyn Monroe door.

    Vince Flynn Collectors’ Edition #1

  • In fact the face was famous even before she took in the name Marilyn Monroe, even as an unknown Norma Jean she had graced the covers of many, many magazines.

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  • The son of the late Maurice Zolotow, a writer who had the dubious distinction of having created the modern celebrity bio he was the answer to the Trivial Pursuit question “What is the name of Marilyn Monroe’s first biographer?”

    TAKE ME TO THE RIVER

  • The son of the late Maurice Zolotow, a writer who had the dubious distinction of having created the modern celebrity bio he was the answer to the Trivial Pursuit question “What is the name of Marilyn Monroe’s first biographer?”

    TAKE ME TO THE RIVER

  • To characterize Powell as a political general is to acknowledge a convergence of the obvious and the essential, much like calling Marilyn Monroe a sex symbol.

    Between War and Peace

  • To characterize Powell as a political general is to acknowledge a convergence of the obvious and the essential, much like calling Marilyn Monroe a sex symbol.

    Between War and Peace

  • Why was a radical outsider of a painter as well known as Marilyn Monroe, Joe DiMaggio?

    An Appreciation of What May Have Been

  • The original Silk Spectre in a cheesecake pose with uniformed policemen recalling Marilyn Monroe's pose with tuxedoed admirers in "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend":

    Archive 2009-03-22

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