Gibson girl

Gibson girl
adjective Etymology: Charles D. Gibson Date: 1936 of or relating to a style especially in women's clothing characterized by high necks, full sleeves, and wasp waists

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  • Gibson Girl — (aux alentours de 1900). Evelyn Nesbit, par Otto Sarony, v …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Gibson girl — woman considered stylish late 1890s and early 1900s, 1901, named for U.S. artist and illustrator Charles Dana Gibson (1867 1944), whose main model was his wife, Irene Langhorne. The Gibson cocktail (attested by 1914) is in some stories ascribed… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Gibson girl — ☆ Gibson girl n. the fashionable, young American woman of the 1890s as depicted by Charles Dana Gibson (1867 1944), U.S. illustrator …   English World dictionary

  • Gibson Girl — The Gibson Girl was the personification of the feminine ideal as portrayed in the satirical pen and ink illustrated stories created by illustrator Charles Dana Gibson during a twenty year period spanning the late nineteenth and early twentieth… …   Wikipedia

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  • Gibson girl — Gib′son girl n. 1) the idealized American girl of the 1890s as depicted by Charles Dana Gibson 2) clo of or resembling the clothing of the Gibson girl, typically a high necked bodice with full puff sleeves and a long flared skirt and tightly… …   From formal English to slang

  • Gibson girl — 1. the idealized American girl of the 1890s as represented in the illustrations of Charles Dana Gibson. 2. of, indicating, or resembling the characteristic clothing of the Gibson girl, typically a high necked, fitted blouse or bodice with full… …   Universalium

  • Gibson girl — noun the idealized American girl of the 1890s as pictured by C. D. Gibson (Freq. 2) • Hypernyms: ↑girl, ↑miss, ↑missy, ↑young lady, ↑young woman, ↑fille …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gibson girl — noun a girl typifying the fashionable ideal of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Origin represented in the work of the American artist and illustrator Charles D. Gibson …   English new terms dictionary

  • gibson girl — /ˈgɪbsən gɜl/ (say gibsuhn gerl) noun Colloquial an emergency radio transceiver. {so called because of its curved shape; after an illustration of an idealised young American woman of the 1890s by Charles Dana Gibson, 1867–1944, US artist and… …   Australian English dictionary

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