Definition of geisha noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈɡeɪʃə//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡeɪʃə//
(also geisha girl)
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a Japanese woman who is trained to entertain men with conversation, dancing and singing Word OriginJapanese, ‘entertainer’, from gei ‘performing arts’ + sha ‘person’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: geisha