it-girl

It girl

noun
1.
a young woman with sex appeal and a magnetic personality.
2.
an extremely popular and attractive young socialite or celebrity.
Also, it girl.


Origin:
nickname given to the sex symbol Clara Bow, subject of the 1927 novel and movie It, written by Elinor Glyn, who popularized the concept of it1 in the slang sense of ‘sex appeal’

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It girl
 
n
a rich, usually attractive, young woman who spends most of her time shopping or socializing
 
[C20: from it, in the sense: sex appeal]

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