from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A woman member of a police traffic control department who issues tickets for parking violations.

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  • noun A female meter attendant: a female public servant tasked with enforcing the use of parking meters.
  • noun derogatory A meter attendant of either gender.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun policewoman who is assigned to write parking tickets


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