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 The former Sports Illustrated cover girl previously dated actor Bradley Cooper and soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo. Sean Neumann, Peoplemag, 15 Aug. 2023 Sad news was delivered yesterday: Jane Birkin, the beloved actor, songstress, mother, style icon—and Vogue cover girl—had died. Laird Borrelli-Persson, Vogue, 17 July 2023 Keke Palmer is on a cover girl streak and one of her latest features is for The Cut magazine. Elizabeth Ayoola, Essence, 11 July 2023 Unfaithful, the screen veteran will be transformed into Slim Keith, the impossibly elegant cover girl who was also credited with bringing Lauren Bacall to the attention of Hollywood, after showing a photo of her to her then-husband, the prolific auteur Howard Hawks. Radhika Seth, Vogue, 2 Nov. 2022 One couple's remarkable escape from slavery The seamstresses who helped put a man on the moon Maye Musk, the silver cover girl David Morgan David Morgan is a senior editor at and David Morgan, CBS News, 2 June 2023 After the Vogue cover girl was removed from Marie’s Parisian flat, Sutton claims the jobs stopped. Diana Falzone, Rolling Stone, 1 Apr. 2023 Spaceballs star Daphne Zuniga brought out clue: cover girl. Dana Rose Falcone, Peoplemag, 12 Apr. 2023 The cover girl, the cover bunny. Derek Lawrence,, 12 July 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1899, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cover girl was in 1899

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“Cover girl.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2023.

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