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James Bond +‎ girl

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Bond girl (plural Bond girls)

  1. One of the beautiful, seductive young women who appear in James Bond movies.
    • 1998: Justin Richards, Option Lock, Ch. 12, p. 232
      Sam scowled. 'I hate villains who call me Miss Jones,' she told him. 'It makes me feel like a Bond girl.'
    • 2004: The New Yorker, 2 Feb 2004
      When a lunch companion suggested that she might not want to take the Halle Berry route should she be nominated for an Oscar for “Monster,” and win — soul-searching performance followed by a turn as a Bond girl — Theron threw her head back and howled.
  2. (transferred sense) A beautiful, seductive young woman.

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