cover girl

cover girl

noun
an attractive young woman whose picture is featured on a magazine cover.

Origin:
1910–15, Americanism

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cover girl
 
n
a girl, esp a glamorous one, whose picture appears on the cover of a newspaper or magazine

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cover girl

An attractive woman whose photograph is featured on a magazine cover; also, a woman attractive enough to be so featured. For example, All models hope to be cover girls some day, or She's gorgeousa real cover girl. [c. 1910]

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