meter maid

noun

Definition of meter maid 

: a woman assigned by a police or traffic department to write tickets for parking violations

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Jan opened it to find three people standing on the porch: Two police officers and a meter maid. Gina Barton, jsonline.com, "CHAPTER 1: "NOT MY BABY"," 30 Aug. 2017 The meter maid took the children into another room. Gina Barton, jsonline.com, "CHAPTER 1: "NOT MY BABY"," 30 Aug. 2017 Eerily enough, a meter maid rolled by asking about a car that had been parked in front of the Coopers' house for two days — one that ostensibly belonged to Chic's creepy (and now very dead) acquaintance. Brianna Wiest, Teen Vogue, "Lili Reinhart Knows How Amazing of a Boyfriend Jughead Is on “Riverdale”," 8 Feb. 2018

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1957, in the meaning defined above

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meter maid

noun

English Language Learners Definition of meter maid

: a woman whose job is to find vehicles that are parked illegally

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