Definitions

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

  • noun A woman, typically attired in an elaborately decorated costume, who performs in a musical or theatrical production.

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  • noun A non-starring but physically beautiful female dancer in an often lavishly produced theatrical revue; a chorine.

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  • noun a woman who dances in a chorus line

Etymologies

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show + girl

Examples

  • Meanwhile, the irrepressible Nathan Detroit is seeking a new location for his floating dice game, all the while side-stepping both the law and Adelaide, his long-term showgirl fiancée.

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  • There’s a scene involving Salma Hayek and Penelope Cruz in showgirl outfits seducing a naked Steve Zahn that gets surprisingly sexy, and a great comic bit with a banjo that belongs in a Warner Brothers cartoon.

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  • Nice so everyone let's all stop praying and fasting for ramadan and let's all forget the true meaning of Ramadan & we'll just watch this so-called showgirl at Maghrib time (who can't dance aslan) 3ashan we need as many zenoob as possible.

    WALEG

  • Nice so everyone let's all stop praying and fasting for ramadan and let's all forget the true meaning of Ramadan & we'll just watch this so-called showgirl at Maghrib time (who can't dance aslan) 3ashan we need as many zenoob as possible.

    WALEG

  • Nice so everyone let's all stop praying and fasting for ramadan and let's all forget the true meaning of Ramadan & we'll just watch this so-called showgirl at Maghrib time (who can't dance aslan) 3ashan we need as many zenoob as possible.

    WALEG

  • Watching them pack, or "Viewer Torture," as I believe the segment is called, showed Rachel the Smart Chemist packing her "showgirl" outfits.

    Tallulah Morehead: Big Brother 12 : The 12th Coming

  • In time, I came to admire, if that's quite the right word, the breathtaking daring of a man who as Secretary of State for War — war, mind you, not the environment, or housing — carried on an affair with a "showgirl" who was a mistress of a Russian spy.

    What Were They Thinking?

  • In time, I came to admire, if that's quite the right word, the breathtaking daring of a man who as Secretary of State for War — war, mind you, not the environment, or housing — carried on an affair with a "showgirl" who was a mistress of a Russian spy.

    What Were They Thinking?

  • In time, I came to admire, if that's quite the right word, the breathtaking daring of a man who as Secretary of State for War — war, mind you, not the environment, or housing — carried on an affair with a "showgirl" who was a mistress of a Russian spy.

    What Were They Thinking?

  • Watching them pack, or "Viewer Torture," as I believe the segment is called, showed Rachel the Smart Chemist packing her "showgirl" outfits.

    Tallulah Morehead: Big Brother 12: The 12th Coming

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