cover girl


Definition of cover girl 

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

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However, the Canadian cover girl wasn’t expecting for her children to endure harsh criticism from strangers. Stephanie Nolasco, Fox News, "Coco Rocha recalls being shamed online over her parenting skills: 'I would cry in the shower'," 5 July 2018 Taylor Swift is Harper's Bazaar's latest cover girl! Sara M Moniuszko, USA TODAY, "Taylor Swift channels Pattie Boyd in interview with the rock 'n' roll icon for Harper's Bazaar," 10 July 2018 Variously hijabed and covered girls and women of all ages were talking, laughing, taking care of toddlers, comparing their purchases, passing around sweets. Klara Glowczewska, Town & Country, "Why I Still Travel," 19 July 2016 The cover girl, Hayfa bint Abdullah Al Saud, is the daughter of a late king who enforced the ban on women receiving drivers' licenses. Katie Kilkenny, The Hollywood Reporter, "'Vogue Arabia' Sparks Online Backlash Following Cover of Saudi Princess Driving Car," 31 May 2018 The cover girl, who proudly identifies as a feminist, said the issue has given her a platform to share her beliefs with both men and women – something Hefner would be proud of. Stephanie Nolasco, Fox News, "Playboy's Playmate of the Year Nina Daniele says she's a feminist: 'We’re not forced to pose nude'," 2 May 2018 Though the recent Vogue cover girl arrived with movie star husband George Clooney, the Academy Award winner knew his place. Nicole Evat And John Carucci,, "Holy haute couture: Divine designs grace carpet at Met Gala," 8 May 2018 But with the groundbreaking success of her Fenty makeup line, Vogue’s June cover girl is shattering boundaries like never before—and having more fun than anyone else while doing it. Lauren Valenti, Vogue, "Watch Rihanna’s Epic 10-Minute Guide to Going-Out Makeup," 3 May 2018 Needless to say, the Greatest Showman star (and Teen Vogue cover girl) knows how to keep it real. Sue Williamson, Teen Vogue, "Zendaya's Best Red Carpet Hair and Makeup Looks," 22 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of cover girl

1899, in the meaning defined above

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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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