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  • noun Plural form of bobbysoxer.

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Examples

  • Having become a top balladeer with millions of female "bobbysoxers" at his feet, Frank began appearing in pictures in the early forties, and did a series of light, likeable musicals throughout the decade, culminating in the lively, colorful On The Town (1949), directed by Stanley Donen and co-starring Gene Kelly (with whom Sinatra had collaborated twice before, in 1945's Anchors Aweigh and 1949's Take Me Out To The Ballgame).

    John Farr: The Best of Sinatra on Screen

  • Having become a top balladeer with millions of female "bobbysoxers" at his feet, Frank began appearing in pictures in the early forties, and did a series of light, likeable musicals throughout the decade, culminating in the lively, colorful On The Town (1949), directed by Stanley Donen and co-starring Gene Kelly (with whom Sinatra had collaborated twice before, in 1945's Anchors Aweigh and 1949's Take Me Out To The Ballgame).

    John Farr: The Best of Sinatra on Screen

  • Having become a top balladeer with millions of female "bobbysoxers" at his feet, Frank began appearing in pictures in the early forties, and did a series of light, likeable musicals throughout the decade, culminating in the lively, colorful On The Town (1949), directed by Stanley Donen and co-starring Gene Kelly (with whom Sinatra had collaborated twice before, in 1945's Anchors Aweigh and 1949's Take Me Out To The Ballgame).

    John Farr: The Best of Sinatra on Screen

  • Having become a top balladeer with millions of female "bobbysoxers" at his feet, Frank began appearing in pictures in the early forties, and did a series of light, likeable musicals throughout the decade, culminating in the lively, colorful On The Town (1949), directed by Stanley Donen and co-starring Gene Kelly (with whom Sinatra had collaborated twice before, in 1945's Anchors Aweigh and 1949's Take Me Out To The Ballgame).

    John Farr: The Best of Sinatra on Screen

  • Shlomo had no trouble deducing the meaning of "bobbysoxers" from the context; it obviously referred to the screaming girls.

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  • Shlomo had no trouble deducing the meaning of "bobbysoxers" from the context; it obviously referred to the screaming girls.

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  • While the children, pre-adolescents and teens girls only, apparently, judging from audience footage in the film who comprise Bieber's audience assume they are sui generis, it's actually a cyclical thing, going back at least as far as the 1920s and the birth of mass media -- to Rudolph Valentino through Frank Sinatra and the bobbysoxers in the 1940s, Elvis Presley in the 1950s, the Beatles in the 1960s and so on.

    Marshall Fine: HuffPost Reviews: Justin Bieber -- Never Say Never

  • By 1942, it was time for him to move onto a solo career where his success was marked by the thousands of “bobbysoxers” – or young girls throwing themselves at the singer.

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  • SIMON: In your own account, some of the swooning at a Frank Sinatra concert and screaming from young women - used to be referred to bobbysoxers - was orchestrated.

    From Hoboken To Hollywood: The Story Of 'Frank'

  • SIMON: Before Frank Sinatra was a celebrity, he was a skinny kid from Hoboken who became famous for making bobbysoxers wet their theater seats.

    From Hoboken To Hollywood: The Story Of 'Frank'

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