usherette
noun Date: 1921 a girl or woman who is an usher (as in a theater)

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  • usherette — ► NOUN ▪ a woman who shows people to their seats in a cinema or theatre …   English terms dictionary

  • usherette — ☆ usherette [ush΄ər et′ ] n. a woman or girl usher, as in a theater: no longer a common term: see ETTE …   English World dictionary

  • usherette — UK [ˌʌʃəˈret] / US noun [countable] Word forms usherette : singular usherette plural usherettes old fashioned a woman whose job is to show people where to sit in a cinema or theatre …   English dictionary

  • usherette — /ush euh ret /, n. a woman who escorts persons to seats in a theater, church, etc. [1925 30; USHER + ETTE] Usage. See ette. * * * …   Universalium

  • usherette — noun a female usher …   Wiktionary

  • usherette — ush|er|ette [ˌʌʃəˈret] n old fashioned especially BrE a woman who works in a cinema, showing people to their seats …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • usherette — ush|er|ette [ ,ʌʃə ret ] noun count OLD FASHIONED a woman whose job is to show people where to sit in a movie house or theater …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • usherette — ush·er·ette || ‚ʌʃə ret n. female usher …   English contemporary dictionary

  • usherette — noun a woman who shows people to their seats in a cinema or theatre …   English new terms dictionary

  • usherette — noun (C) especially BrE a woman who works in a cinema, showing people to their seats …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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