Definition of Clara Bow from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Clara Bow

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(1905-65) a US actor known as the 'It Girl'. She was in both silent and talking films and usually played a lively flapper of the Roaring Twenties. Her best films included Wings (1927) and It (1927), from which she got her special name. 'It' means the quality that makes women attractive to men.