Definition of office lady in English:

office lady


  • (in Japan) a woman working in an office.

    • ‘A newly furbished vegetarian restaurant in the neighbourhood was so attractive to these office ladies that ‘for at least three of our five working days, we dine there,’ Yan said.’
    • ‘‘Do you plan to connect to the internet? ‘asked the office lady.’’
    • ‘This morning, I got a close-up view of a new phenomenon I never would have seen in Japan only a few years ago: a young office lady putting on her makeup on the train to work.’
    • ‘The collection of black and white is mainly for sensible office ladies in the big city.’
    • ‘On one stretch of pavement, I squeezed between two pedestrians, an office lady on the left and a salariman in a dark suit on the right.’