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show girl

or showgirl

noun
1.
a woman who appears in the chorus of a show, nightclub act, etc.
Origin of show girl
1920-1925
1920-25
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  • "He'll do, I think, as a show girl," the dance-master mused dreamily.

    Biltmore Oswald J. Thorne Smith, Jr.
  • A pretty girl like Mildred could have four suppers a night if she wanted to, because lots of men like to take a show girl out.

    Living Up to Billy Elizabeth Cooper
  • As a show girl, it has been my lot to be provided with one of these fiendish devices of medieval days.

    Biltmore Oswald J. Thorne Smith, Jr.
  • His antique stilted language had a pleasant flavor for the show girl.

    Ladies and Gentlemen
     
    Irvin S. (Irvin Shrewsbury) Cobb

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