working girl


working girl
   a prostitute
   But hoping not, as a consequence, to go into labour:
    The Marquess of Aberdeen, 80, describes his experiences as a bachelor in the Forties in a magazine article reminiscing about the working girls of London, Paris, Brussels and Beirut. (Daily Telegraph, 1 March 2001)

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  • Working girl — Réalisation Mike Nichols Acteurs principaux Melanie Griffith Harrison Ford Sigourney Weaver Alec Baldwin Joan Cusack Scénario Kevin Wade Musique Carly Simon (chanson) Rob Mounsey Photographie …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Working Girl — Título Armas de mujer (España) Secretaria ejecutiva (Hispanoamérica) Ficha técnica Dirección Mike Nichols Producción Robert Greenhut, Laurence Mark y Douglas Wick …   Wikipedia Español

  • working girl — n old fashioned a woman who has sex for money used when you want to avoid saying this directly = ↑prostitute …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • working girl — working ,girl noun count 1. ) a young woman who has a job 2. ) INFORMAL a woman who is a PROSTITUTE (=has sex with men for money) …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Working Girl —    Comédie de Mike Nichols, avec Melanie Griffith, Harrison Ford, Sigourney Weaver.   Pays: États Unis   Date de sortie: 1988   Technique: couleurs   Durée: 1 h 55    Résumé    Tess, modeste secrétaire, rêve de promotion. Pour cela, elle… …   Dictionnaire mondial des Films

  • working girl — ► NOUN informal, euphemistic ▪ a prostitute …   English terms dictionary

  • working girl — ☆ working girl n. Informal a female prostitute …   English World dictionary

  • Working Girl — Infobox Film name = Working Girl caption = Working Girl movie poster director = Mike Nichols writer = Kevin Wade starring = Melanie Griffith Harrison Ford Sigourney Weaver Alec Baldwin Joan Cusack producer = Douglas Wick music = Carly Simon (Main …   Wikipedia

  • working girl — {n.}, {slang} 1. ({vulgar}, {avoidable}) A prostitute. * /I didn t know Roxanne was a working girl./ 2. A girl, usually single, who supports herself by working in an honest job, such as in an office, etc. * /The average working girl can t afford… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • working girl — {n.}, {slang} 1. ({vulgar}, {avoidable}) A prostitute. * /I didn t know Roxanne was a working girl./ 2. A girl, usually single, who supports herself by working in an honest job, such as in an office, etc. * /The average working girl can t afford… …   Dictionary of American idioms


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