camgirl

noun

cam·​girl ˈkam-ˌgər(-ə)l How to pronounce camgirl (audio)
variants or cam girl
plural camgirls or cam girls
informal
: a woman who poses for a webcam especially as a form of paid adult entertainment
Most worryingly, the majority of young British camgirls we contacted said their parents were unaware of their online activities, and few seemed to understand the risks inherent in these dubious transactions.David Rowan
Cam, a new psychological thriller streaming on Netflix, nails the dangerous work of cam girls, with few embellishments. Madeline Brewer stars as Alice, a cam girl forced to reclaim her online identity before she loses everything.Aurora Snow

Examples of camgirl in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That film, written by Goldhaber, Issa Mazzei and Isabelle Link-Levy, plunges viewers into the world of camgirls. Lovia Gyarkye, The Hollywood Reporter, 6 Apr. 2023 Madeline Brewer plays Alice, a camgirl aspiring to ascend into the top 50 of her website’s rank. Lovia Gyarkye, The Hollywood Reporter, 6 Apr. 2023 The film, which marks the debut screenplay from Isa Mazzei, is based loosely on her real-life experiences as a camgirl. Evan Romano, Men's Health, 30 Aug. 2022

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Word History

Etymology

cam entry 2 + girl

First Known Use

1998, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of camgirl was in 1998

Dictionary Entries Near camgirl

Cite this Entry

“Camgirl.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/camgirl. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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