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geisha

noun gei·sha \ˈgā-shə, also ˈgē-\

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

plural geisha or geishas

Full Definition of GEISHA

:  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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