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singsong girl

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Definition of singsong girl in English:

noun

1(In China) a female entertainer.
Example sentences
  • At the top end of the scale were gaily decorated establishments featuring singsong girls and dancers.
  • As the money flows again and the foreigners return, the singsong girl too is making a comeback.
  • He listens to her, he even starts to help the singsong girls, because she tells him to.
1.1 informal A prostitute.
Example sentences
  • In those days the nearby Fuzhou Road was the red-light district, where tea houses and bordellos teemed with singsong girls whose lilting dialects lured clients.
  • During his stay in Lhasa, he kept a daily record of the weather, his changes of clothes, what precious stones he bought in the street and their prices, invitations to singsong girls and their names, and so forth.
  • Even Du Fu associated with singsong girls once in a while.

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