pinup girl


Definition of pinup girl

: a girl or woman whose glamorous qualities make her a suitable subject for a pinup

Examples of pinup girl in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There's also a Miss Cavalcade pinup girl contest, Chop Shop demonstrations, pedal car challenge and spring car legends. Rasputin Todd,, "Top 5 things to do this weekend in Cincinnati," 7 Jan. 2020 Carly DuHain, the lead singer for local soulful, bluesy rock ‘n’ roll band Drop Dead Red, has a tattoo on her right arm of a pinup girl that says Drop Dead Red. Aaron Carnes, sacbee, "Drop Dead Red, ready for next level with new album "AirRaid," plays Harlow's July 13," 6 July 2018 Welles bought the cabin as a gift for his new bride, the movie star and World War II pinup girl Rita Hayworth. Wallace Baine, San Francisco Chronicle, "Why did Old Hollywood celebs love Big Sur so much?," 31 May 2018 In the Fall 2017 issue, the actress throws it way back and channels pinup girls like Bettie Page by donning blunt, eyebrow-length bangs and soft waves in her medium-length black hair. Andrea Park, Allure, "Ariel Winter Is Rocking Blunt Pinup Bangs on "La Palme" Cover," 18 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of pinup girl

1941, in the meaning defined above

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“Pinup girl.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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