B-girl

noun
\ˈbē-ˌgər(-ə)l \

Definition of B-girl 

1 : a woman who entertains bar patrons and encourages them to spend freely

2 [ b- (as in B-boy) + girl ] : a usually young woman who adopts the pursuits or styles of hip-hop culture

First Known Use of B-girl

1936, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for B-girl

probably from bar + girl

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