meter maid

noun

Definition of meter maid

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

Examples of meter maid in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Linny also bought and refurbished a 1973 Cushman, a three-wheeled vehicle previously used for meter maid patrols. David Reamer, Anchorage Daily News, 6 Jan. 2020 In 2013, the city of Keene, New Hampshire, sued a group of meter maids, there called the Robin Hoods. David Reamer, Anchorage Daily News, 6 Jan. 2020 Jan opened it to find three people standing on the porch: Two police officers and a meter maid. Gina Barton, jsonline.com, 30 Aug. 2017 The meter maid took the children into another room. Gina Barton, jsonline.com, 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, 8 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of meter maid

1957, in the meaning defined above

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“Meter maid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/meter%20maid. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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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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