Gibson girl

adjective

Definition of Gibson girl

: of or relating to a style especially in women's clothing characterized by high necks, full sleeves, and wasp waists

First Known Use of Gibson girl

1936, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Gibson girl

Charles D. Gibson

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“Gibson girl.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gibson%20girl. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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