Recent Examples of matinee idol from the Web
Nicholas Carrieré is a matinee idol vision of Will Shakespeare.
Hammer, who has toned down his bulky, matinee idol build to reveal a tall and lanky frame, is almost too handsome to be a student of antiquity.
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First Known Use of matinee idol
MATINEE IDOL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of matinee idol for English Language Learners
: a handsome male actor who is popular with women
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