hello girl

noun

late 19th and early 20th centuries : a woman working as a telephone operator
Meanwhile the hello girl had quietly switched him over to the police station, where a nimble-witted policeman sized up the situation, hopped on his bike and pedalled to the telephone booth.New South Wales Bulletin, 14 July 1927

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“Hello girl.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hello%20girl. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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