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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A Japanese girl who is trained to provide (as by playing on the samisen, dancing, serving food or drinks or by sympathetic, witty, or amusing talk) entertaining and lighthearted company (as for a man or a group of men). (plural)

Usage examples (30)
  • But you see people costumed as "geishas" all the time.
  • People who paint geishas sooner or later go insane.
  • "I am a terrible customer for geishas, " the man said.
  • E = mc3+1: As mathematicians, journalists make fine geishas. for more
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