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  • n. A girl or young woman who works in a shop. A saleswoman.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A girl employed in a shop.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A girl employed in a shop.

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

  • n. a young female shop assistant


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  • “Monster,” said the shopgirl, not looking up from her magazine.

    Slice Of Cherry

  • A shopgirl in a slim dress with a mandarin collar stood behind the counter leisurely munching her way through a bag of pork rinds while flipping through Vogue.

    Slice Of Cherry

  • The shopgirl sucked pork-rind crumbs from her fingers, studying not the dresses but the sisters.

    Slice Of Cherry

  • She usually only got like that before she went to work on someone: the shopgirl, Franken.

    Slice Of Cherry

  • “Forget hanging,” she said as the shopgirl rang up the dresses.

    Slice Of Cherry

  • Kit took the dresses to the shopgirl, her friendly smile poison red.

    Slice Of Cherry

  • They may have a college education (more likely training in a trade, such as typing or minor bookkeeping), but many were just your average shopgirl, telephone exchange operator, hat-check girl, and so on.

    The Bachelor Girl | Edwardian Promenade

  • It led to an internship at Michael Kors and then a stint as a shopgirl at Mr. Kors' Madison Avenue store.

    Taking After Designer Dad

  • Or I think of a humble shopgirl or secretary who saved her wages for weeks circling past the shop, always fearing that by the time she had the money to pay for the shoes they would be gone.

    From Alzheimer's to Auschwitz at 32,000 Feet

  • But what I can't imagine is how this shopgirl-out of the mouths of babes, uh?

    La insistencia de Jürgen Fauth


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  • -- Two pence, sir, the shopgirl dared to say.

    Joyce, Ulysses, 11

    January 7, 2007