There are dozens of such “academies” in Moscow and St. Petersburg, with names such as “geisha School” or “How to Be a Real Woman.”
Shizuka New York Skin Care Salon has been offering the hourlong $180 geisha bird-poop facial for about five years.
Back to Alison and her friends who are suddenly wearing kimonos, holding fans and two of whom have ‘geisha’ make up on.
A Japanese media mogul and his geisha entertainers—so they can hit as many bars as possible before dawn.
The street of the geisha is full of music, for they play the samisen there all day long.
Other geisha grew into fame, but no one was even classed with her.
The geisha in reality is a little genius, perfectly brilliant as a talker, and mistress of the art of dancing.
One whisper from a geisha had numbed his will; one smile blinded his eyes.
I suppose it is—but it's rather a geisha view of life, don't you think?'
The hero is the well-known Japanese painter Buncho; the heroine a geisha.
1887, "Japanese girl whose profession is to sing and dance to entertain men;" hence, loosely, "prostitute," from Japanese, literally "person accomplished in the social arts," from gei "art, performance" + sha "person." Cf. almah, and Athenian auletrides "flute-girls," female musicians who entertained guests at a symposium with music at the start of the party and sex at the end of it.
A Japanese woman who is trained and paid to provide entertainment and amusing company for men.