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geisha

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noun gei·sha \ˈgā-shə, also ˈgē-\

Simple Definition of geisha

  • : a Japanese girl who is trained to entertain men with singing, conversation, etc.

Full Definition of geisha

plural geisha or geishas

  1. :  a Japanese girl or woman who is trained to provide entertaining and lighthearted company especially for a man or a group of men

Origin of geisha

Japanese, from gei art + -sha person


First Known Use: 1881


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