cover girl
noun Date: 1915 an attractive young woman whose picture appears on a magazine cover

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  • cover-girl — [ kɔvɶrgɶrl ] n. f. • 1946; mot angl. amér., de cover « couverture » et girl « fille » ♦ Anglic. Jeune fille, jeune femme qui pose pour les photographies de magazines. ⇒ modèle, pin up. Des cover girls. ● cover girl, cover girls nom féminin… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • cover girl — /koverˈɡerl, ingl. ˈkʌvə(r)gY:l/ [vc. ingl., comp. di cover «copertina» e girl «ragazza»] loc. sost. f. inv. ragazza copertina, pin up girl (ingl.), fotomodella …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • cover-girl — s. f. Jovem que posa para fotografias de ilustrações, em especial para a página da capa.   ‣ Etimologia: palavra inglesa; de cover, cobertura + girl, rapariga …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • cover girl — n an attractive young woman whose photograph is on the front cover of a magazine …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cover girl — cover girls N COUNT A cover girl is an attractive woman whose photograph appears on the front of a magazine …   English dictionary

  • cover-girl — / kʌvə gə:l/, it. / kɔver gɛrl/ locuz. ingl. (propr. ragazza copertina ), usata in ital. come s.f. (massm.) [giovane donna la cui immagine viene riprodotta sulla copertina di una rivista] ▶◀ fotomodella, pin up, ragazza copertina …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • cover girl — cover ,girl noun count an attractive young woman whose photograph is on the front of a magazine …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • cover girl — ☆ cover girl n. a young woman model whose picture appears on magazine covers …   English World dictionary

  • Cover girl — For other uses, see Cover girl (disambiguation). An Australian magazine featuring a cover girl. A cover girl is a woman whose photograph features on the front cover of a magazine. She may be a model, celebrity or entertainer. The term would… …   Wikipedia

  • cover girl — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms cover girl : singular cover girl plural cover girls an attractive young woman whose photograph is on the front of a magazine …   English dictionary

  • cover girl — noun a very pretty girl who works as a photographer s model • Syn: ↑pin up, ↑lovely • Hypernyms: ↑photographer s model * * * noun, pl ⋯ girls [count] : an attractive young woman whose picture is on the front of a magazine * * * ˈcover girl f26 [ …   Useful english dictionary

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