woman-about-town

noun

Definition of woman-about-town

plural women-about-town
: a worldly and socially active woman
  • Trying to match the helpless female with the tough-minded writer, the woman-about-town with the farm girl riddled by religious guilt, is not easy.
  • —Richard B. WoodwardNew York Times Magazine12 Mar. 1989

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First Known Use of woman-about-town

1883


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