Gibson girl


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

Word History


Charles D. Gibson

First Known Use

1936, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Gibson girl was in 1936

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Cite this Entry

“Gibson girl.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Feb. 2023.

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