usherette

noun
ush·​er·​ette | \ ˌə-shə-ˈret How to pronounce usherette (audio) \

Definition of usherette

: a girl or woman who is an usher

Examples of usherette in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Violet King, an usherette tasked with overseeing the row in which the couple was seated, pocketed the discarded cigar and preserved it as a reminder of her brush with the revered British politician. Meilan Solly, Smithsonian, "A Cigar Puffed by Winston Churchill Is Set to Go on Auction," 18 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of usherette

1921, in the meaning defined above

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“Usherette.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/usherette. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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