from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An extremely successful and internationally famous fashion model.
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- n. A highly paid, famous fashion model.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a fashion model who has attained the status of a celebrity
First written example dating from 1942 in the English language. Falsely attributed to supermodel Janice Dickinson, who says she coined the term nearly 40 years later. (Wiktionary)