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Definition of "working girl" []

  • A young woman who works. (noun)
  • Slang A woman prostitute. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "working girl" in a sentence
  • "This worthy working girl craftily snares him and marries him - and then breaks down on their wedding night, unwomaned, so to speak, by the pathetic innocence of the ass, and confesses to a choice roll of her past doings, ending with the news that she is suffering from what the vice crusaders mellifluously denominate a "social disease.""
  • "I was not quite so proud of my cleverness in simulating a working girl when one of them said:"