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Definition of the noun sweater girl

What does sweater girl mean as a name of something?


  1. a girl with an attractive bust who wears tight sweaters


Who is Sweater Girl?

Sweater Girl a.k.a. Lana Turner: Julia Jean "Lana" Turner was an American film and television actress.


"Sweater Girl" a 1942 American film written by Robert Blees and Beulah Marie Dix, directed by William Clemens and starring Eddie Bracken, June Preisser, Phillip Terry, and Betty Jane Rhodes. It was released on July 13, 1942.

  • also known as Revymysteriet, O Mistério da Universidade
  • country: United States of America
  • language: English Language
  • starring: June Preisser
  • genres: Mystery, Comedy, Musical, Musical comedy
  • released on (72 years ago)


"Sweater girl" is a cataloged instance, composition.


Sweater girl: The term Sweater girl was made popular in the 1940s and 1950s to describe Hollywood actresses like Lana Turner, Jayne Mansfield, and Jane Russell, who adopted the popular fashion of wearing tight sweaters over a cone- or bullet-shaped bra that emphasized the woman's bustline. The term was virtually synonymous with "pin-up girl," a popular culture trope of the Second World War referring to the pretty girls whose pictures adorned soldiers' barracks.

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Google previewRandom House Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2008)

by Random House

cowgirl, newsgirl, pin curl, play- girl, salesgirl, schoolgirl, seed pearl, shopgirl, showgirl, spit curl, uncurl, unfurl; attagirl, chorus girl, cover girl, cultured pearl, flower girl, Gibson girl, glamour girl, party girl, poster girl, sweater girl, working girl .

Google previewNew American Roget's College Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (Revised &Updated) (2002)

by Philip D. Morehead

peach, doll, knockout, raving beauty, good-looker , cover or pinup girl, sweater girl. Slang, looker, cupcake, doll city, dish, dollface ...

Google previewThe Greenwood Encyclopedia of Daily Life in America [4 volumes] (2008)

by Randall M. Miller Ph.D.

The “sweater girl,” a 1940s euphemism for a busty woman in a tight sweater, was ...

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