Meaning of busgirl in English:


Pronunciation /ˈbʌsɡəːl/


  • 1US A girl or young woman employed to clear tables in a restaurant, etc.

  • 2British A female bus conductor.

    Originally with reference to women employed as bus conductors in London during the First World War (1914–18). Now usually in Japanese or Korean contexts.


Early 20th century; earliest use found in The Indianapolis Star. From bus + girl, after busboy.