su·per·mod·el | \ ˈsü-pər-ˌmä-dᵊl \

Definition of supermodel 

: a famous and successful fashion model

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Her client roster boasted former supermodel Janice Dickinson, who alleged that Bill Cosby raped her in the 1980s and who is suing the disgraced comedian for defamation. Bryan Smith, Los Angeles Magazine, "How Lisa Bloom Bounced Back From Defending Harvey Weinstein," 8 June 2018 The German supermodel had no trouble making her choice after 15-year-old Makayla Phillips stepped on the stage. Kelly O'sullivan, Country Living, "'America's Got Talent' Contestant Makayla Phillips Earns Golden Buzzer and Fans Are Furious," 11 July 2018 And for proof of the core and postural strength horseback riding provides, look no further than the supermodel and equestrian champ Bella Hadid. Lauren Valenti, Vogue, "From Trampoline Classes to Jump Roping, 6 Throwback Workouts That Don’t Feel Like Exercise," 20 June 2018 This week while attending Arise Fashion Week in Lagos, Nigeria, legendary supermodel and activist, Naomi Campbell, once again reignited a popular petition to bring Vogue Magazine to Africa. Amira Rasool, Teen Vogue, "Naomi Campbell Calls for the Creation of Vogue Africa to Represent the Continent’s Growing Luxury Industry," 4 Apr. 2018 As one of the world’s most sought-after supermodels, Coco Rocha is used to being the subject of media scrutiny. Stephanie Nolasco, Fox News, "Coco Rocha recalls being shamed online over her parenting skills: 'I would cry in the shower'," 5 July 2018 As one of the world's most sought-after supermodels, Gigi Hadid is constantly asked to try new beauty products and experiment with her style. Leah Prinzivalli, Allure, "Gigi Hadid Subtly Changed Her Look With This $10 Drugstore Brow Pen," 3 July 2018 His second wife, the supermodel Stephanie Seymour, had a title there as a contributing fashion editor. Jacob Bernstein, New York Times, "The Great Interview Magazine Caper," 16 June 2018 Concertgoers who showed up to the Bahamian island of Great Exuma in 2017 for Fyre Festival were not greeted with luxurious landscapes and supermodels, as advertised. Rania Aniftos, Billboard, "Fyre Fest Founder Billy McFarland Gives Exclusive Interview to Docuseries From The Cinemart, Billboard, Hulu & Mic," 14 June 2018

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1967, in the meaning defined above

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: a very famous and successful fashion model

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