Meaning of GIBSON GIRL in English

GIBSON GIRL

I. noun

Usage: usually capitalized 1st G & often capitalized 2d G

Etymology: after Charles Dana Gibson died 1944 American illustrator

1. : an American girl regarded as representative of the fashions and manners of the 1890s

2.

[so called from the curved shape of the transmitter]

: a portable crank-operated radio transmitter originally designed for use by aviators forced down at sea

II. adjective

Usage: usually capitalized 1st G & often capitalized 2d G

: of or relating to a style in women's clothing characterized by high necks, full sleeves, and wasp waists

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