street girl

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n street girl a prostitute who attracts customers by walking the streets
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Usage

In literature:

A boy and a girl came running across the street to the Bobbsey house.
"The Bobbsey Twins at Home" by Laura Lee Hope
Timothy had been met in the street by a pretty young girl a few weeks before.
"Timothy's Quest" by Kate Douglas Wiggin
The girl's old life in roaming about the streets had sharpened her wits.
"Madame Flirt" by Charles E. Pearce
And this is just the kind of street for such a girl to look down into.
"A Chance Acquaintance" by W. D. Howells
Suddenly, Diamond saw a little girl coming along a street.
"At the Back of the North Wind" by Elizabeth Lewis and George MacDonald
He stopped suddenly at the corner of the street in which the Polish girl lived.
"A Cigarette-Maker's Romance" by F. Marion Crawford
He made her go out upon the street, with the other girls he had bought, to beg for a living.
"A Chinese Wonder Book" by Norman Hinsdale Pitman
Down below women walked in the street and in every woman he saw there was something of the Iowa girl.
"The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story" by Various
And he rushed crying through the streets that the vampires had strangled the girl.
"The Well of Saint Clare" by Anatole France
I saw the devil of a smart girl walking down the street, and I could have sworn I knew her.
"The Loom of Youth" by Alec Waugh
In one street we met a little girl of 12 coming out of a house opposite to one which was a heap of ruins.
"The New York Times Current History: the European War, February, 1915" by Various
In one of the most elegant houses Apollo-street could boast, sat a young girl.
"The Brother Clerks" by Xariffa
As a rule the girls seek the streets from mercenary motives.
"Lights and Shadows of New York Life" by James D. McCabe
It was the girl of the spaceport cafe, the girl who had appeared and vanished in the eerie streets of Canarsa.
"The Door Through Space" by Marion Zimmer Bradley
Rose was best at this, though Mabel Potter, one of the little girls from across the street, jumped nearly as high.
"Six Little Bunkers at Aunt Jo's" by Laura Lee Hope
Over across the street another girl stood at the gate, waiting for news.
"Young Lucretia and Other Stories" by Mary E. Wilkins
Sue was very strong, and could run as fast as any girl; she put wings to her feet, and went panting down the street.
"Sue, A Little Heroine" by L. T. Meade
Once on the street, the younger girl hurried on the way the stranger had gone.
"Wayside Courtships" by Hamlin Garland
A girl at Plymouth was threatened exile as a street-walker for smiling in meeting.
"History of the United States, Vol. I (of VI)" by E. Benjamin Andrews
Every girl in town was on the street, many of them to wave farewell to brother or friend.
"The Banner Boy Scouts on a Tour" by George A. Warren
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In poetry:

But Lord, the people shouting!
The glory tasted sweet,
And the eyes of the girls all doating
As we marched down the street.
"The New Recruit" by Katharine Tynan
The young boy whistles, hurrying down the street,
The young girl hums beneath her breath.
One goes out to beauty, and does not know it.
And one goes out to death.
"The House Of Dust: Part 02: 09:" by Conrad Potter Aiken
The sky and sea glared hard and bright and blank:
Down the one steep street, with slow steps firm and free,
A tall girl paced, with eyes too proud to thank
The sky and sea.
"Three Faces" by Algernon Charles Swinburne
When I get to heaven where tinkers may be seen,
I'll wear a yellow kerchief and a coat of velveteen,
And out beyond the shining streets I'll take the road again
With a little gray donkey and a girl out of Spain.
""When I was a Tall Lad"" by Marjorie Lowry Christie Pickthall
It was biting cold, and the falling snow,
Which filled a poor little match girl's heart with woe,
Who was bareheaded and barefooted, as she went along the street,
Crying, "Who'll buy my matches? for I want pennies to buy some meat!"
"The Little Match Girl" by William Topaz McGonagall
In that mighty city of London, wherein is plenty of gold -
But, alas! their charity towards street waifs is rather cold.
But I hope the match girl's in Heaven, beside her Saviour dear,
A bright reward for all the hardships she suffered here.
"The Little Match Girl" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

Teenage girl dies following stabbing on Poplar Street in Chattanooga.
Local Girl Scouts helped improve water quality by cleaning streets and marking storm water drains during the Centennial Day of Service on Oct 13.
Girl Scouts want to change street named for San Jacinto hero.
A lovely tabby girl who had it rough on the streets as a stray.
Children swimming at the Albany Boys and Girls Club pool on Jefferson Street.
On June 13, a 17-year-old male was taken into custody, charged with raping a 14-year-old Logan County girl in a home on East Second Street in Russellville.
The girl was attacked on July 5th, on State Street in Santa Barbara.
Lena Dunham, Zosia Mamet, Jemima Kirke and Allison Williams of HBO's "Girls" film a scene on the streets of Manhattan in May.
Firefighters were called to Quimby Street at about 8 pm after the girl lit the explosive believing it was a candle and it exploded in her hand.
Young girls play on the statue of William Church Whitner on the square in downtown Anderson during Thursday's Downtown Sounds featuring The City Street Band.
Girl Scout registration will be held every Saturday at First Parish Church in Dorchester, 10 Parish Street, Dorchester, MA 02122 from 9 to 9:30.
A girl walking home on High Street at 4:15 pm told police a late-model Chevy Blazer pulled up beside her, then cut her off when she began to walk faster.
Girl Scouts want to change street named for San Jacinto hero .
Police are searching for the driver of the dark-colored SUV, who hit the girl when she darted into the street Tuesday night, then dragged her about 15 yards.
Patrick Johnston/Times Record News Girl and boys build confidence and commitment in Straight Street's judo program.
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