lollipop lady


Definition of lollipop lady

British, informal

  1. :  a female crossing guard who carries a lollipop sign (see lollipop 3) She had been ever-present at St Mary's Primary School over the past 11 years, serving as a teaching assistant and dinner lady as well as a lollipop lady. — James Franklin, Daily Echo, 3 Dec. 2013

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