business girl

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business girl

1. A woman employed in an office or in business in general. The term is potentially diminutive and/or derogatory when used to refer to an adult woman. The boss always calls the women in his office his "business girls"—it's so degrading.
2. slang A female prostitute. A lot of business girls hang around this part of town at night.
See also: business, girl
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"I was at the Hollywood Studio Club then where I lived with all these other show business girls. That's how I met him.
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An effort is being made to utilise a portion of a new building at the rear of St Peter's Church, overlooking Church Street, as a midday dinner club, with rest-rooms for lady typists and clerks, and as an evening social club for business girls generally.
"Welcome to the business girls!", she concluded as she cut the ribbon and invited sixth formers to talk to her about their own aspirations.
Bishop Farthing outlined his vision for the institution, including specifications for the women who were to take charge: There is a movement on foot among the women of the Church to take steps to provide a hostel for business girls in this city, and I have been asked to obtain from you the names of two women of influence and zeal in your congregation who can meet with others to consider the proposition.
"Business girls, as our studies show, use us as a way station to apartments.
The "business girl" was considered to be a new and different type of working woman.
We are obliged to refer them to our rooming directory every day because we only have a very few single rooms in our buildings, and when the only privacy a business girl finds is in her own room she naturally wants it to herself no matter how small it may be." (22)
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I don't necessarily blame the business girls. Many of them feel forced onto the game because they've got a habit and sometimes their kids to feed, but your partner isn't in that category.
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Yet the history of the nation's self-described "business girls" has received little attention from scholars.
Between the 1960s and 1990s, the business girl matured into the much-criticized and overworked businesswoman, whose daily routine was scrutinized by newspapers and weekly magazines.
The business girls had found in it emancipation from tedious cooking that office work did not really leave them energy for.
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