meter maid

noun
|Updated on: 8 Jul 2018

Definition of meter maid

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

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First Known Use of meter maid

1957

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Definition of meter maid for English Language Learners

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


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