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office lady

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Definition of office lady in English:

noun

(In Japan) a woman working in an office.
Example sentences
  • This morning, I got a close-up view of a new phenomenon I never would have seen in Japan only a few years ago: a young office lady putting on her makeup on the train to work.
  • On one stretch of pavement, I squeezed between two pedestrians, an office lady on the left and a salariman in a dark suit on the right.
  • ‘Do you plan to connect to the internet? ‘asked the office lady.’

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