cover girl


Definition of cover girl

: an attractive young woman whose picture appears on a magazine cover

Examples of cover girl in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Iconic cover girl Cheryl Tiegs has put her Bel-Air home on the market at $18.5 million. Lauren Beale, Los Angeles Times, "Hot Property Newsletter: Tobey Maguire and Cheryl Tiegs get back into the realty market," 5 Oct. 2019 The fashion model was the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue cover girl in 2010. Lauren Beale, Los Angeles Times, "Andy Roddick and Brooklyn Decker sell their 15-acre spread in Austin, Texas," 16 Sep. 2019 Zoe Damacela is the Pretty Amazing October cover girl, but the five cover contest finalists are all winners to us! Seventeen, "Pretty Amazing Finalists: Cover Cam Video," 1 Sep. 2010 In 1952, Revlon launched its Fire & Ice ad campaign, starring Vogue cover girl Dorian Leigh, and caused a stir with its kitschy quiz supplement designed to decide if one was, in fact, suited to this tried-and-true bold red. Lauren Valenti, Vogue, "10 Cult Classic Lipstick Shades Every Beauty Lover Must Know," 29 July 2019 The new show, which is set to premiere on Quibi (an entertainment platform built for mobile viewing launching in April 2020), is totally on-brand for the two-time Sports Illustrated cover girl. Hanna Flanagan,, "Tyra Banks Launches Body Positive Mini-Series, Says It Will 'Expand and Redefine the Definition of Beauty'," 17 June 2019 The tennis champ was chosen to be the cover girl for Harper’s Bazaar’s August 2019 issue—and while her dripping-gold look is impressive, her message about overcoming adversity and standing up for herself is truly inspiring. Christina Oehler,, "Serena Williams’s Harper’s Bazaar Cover Comes With Important Message About Being Body Shamed," 12 July 2019 Even though Ariana Grande is Vogue‘s August cover girl, the high ponytail-sporting pop star appears to have been upstaged by an unlikely star during the fashion shoot for her cover: her beloved dog, Toulouse. Cady Lang, Time, "The Real Star of Ariana Grande’s Vogue Cover Shoot Was Her Stylish Dog," 9 July 2019 Now the Vogue cover girl is at it again, this time live from her bathroom, where the sun seeps through an open window and effortlessly illuminates her in all the right places: the apples of her sky-high cheekbones, tip of her nose, and décolletage. Kate Branch, Vogue, "Watch Imaan Hammam’s “Long Week, No Sleep” Beauty Routine," 19 Sep. 2018

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First Known Use of cover girl

1899, in the meaning defined above

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27 Nov 2019

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“Cover girl.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 14 December 2019.

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English Language Learners Definition of cover girl

: an attractive young woman whose picture is on the front of a magazine

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