b girl

B-girl

[bee-gurl]
noun
a woman employed by a bar, nightclub, etc., to act as a companion to male customers and induce them to buy drinks.

Origin:
1935–40, Americanism; probably b(ar)1 + girl

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B-girl
1936, abbreviation of bar girl, U.S. slang for a woman paid to encourage customers at a bar to buy her drinks.
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B-girl
bar girl
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