usherette

noun

ush·​er·​ette ˌə-shə-ˈret How to pronounce usherette (audio)
: 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, 18 Oct. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1921, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of usherette was in 1921

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“Usherette.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/usherette. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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