Simple Definition of geisha
: a Japanese girl who is trained to entertain men with singing, conversation, etc.
Full Definition of geishaplural
: a Japanese girl or woman who is trained to provide entertaining and lighthearted company especially for a man or a group of men
Origin and Etymology of geisha
Japanese, from gei art + -sha person
First Known Use: 1881
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