Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of shopgirl.

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Examples

  • Astaire 1899-1987 couldn't stand to think of himself as the embodiment of terpsichorean romance or a pin-up boy for love-starved shopgirls.

    He Just Had to Move

  • Lorelei Upchurch and the various shopgirls chattered like birds and pecked away at the merchandise, searching for precisely the right cut and color to suit Lorelei's admittedly charming physical features while presenting the right air for a nightclub singer.

    Lips that Touch Liquor: The French 75

  • The store tycoon William Whiteley created Whiteley Village in Surrey his benevolence did not protect him from being shot dead by the deranged son of one of his shopgirls, who believed he was Whiteley ' s illegitimate son.

    An Enduring Ideal

  • One of the things I love best about it is that it feels like a World War II story I haven't seen a million times already, like Willis is showing us the war from the fringes of the actual battlefields, or rather Britain as a battlefield everyday people inhabited--exploring what it was like for shopgirls and actors who weren't performing for long stretches Sir Godfrey is my favorite!

    February 2010

  • In 1960, Mr. Chabrol released "Les Bonnes Femmes," a moody film about four shopgirls looking for love.

    Claude Chabrol, critic and filmmaker, dies at 80

  • His early masterpiece Les Bonnes Femmes, about four shopgirls who long to escape their monotonous existence, offered a gallery of grotesques and macabre and farcical humour, but also poetry and tenderness.

    Claude Chabrol obituary

  • Even as he sketched her flawless face time and again, he still patronised the streetwalkers and shopgirls as he always had.

    The Mirror of Venus

  • His square jaw and cleft chin had been known to cause palpitations in the hearts of shopgirls and jaded professionals alike, sculptural as it was.

    red dust

  • Hadassah recruited women from varied socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds, but many were working women — teachers, stenographers, shopgirls, and garment workers.

    Hadassah in the United States.

  • Among the youth-oriented stores opening in town are: Hollister, 600 Broadway in Soho, is big, bad and central, with model perfect shopgirls and shopboys to match; Crewcuts, whose upscale children's apparel is favored by the Obama girls, at 1190 Madison Avenue; Lemonade a new children's apparel concept at 1038 Lexington Avenue; and a reopening of Guess 'Soho flagship at 537 Broadway.

    Faith Hope Consolo: The Faithful Shopper: Retailer Report Card -- Power Push to Make the Grade

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