One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Of or employed in a checkroom for hats, coats, and other personal items.
- ‘They were hatcheck and cigarette girls, dancers in chorus lines, singers with small bands and combos, and glamorous frequenters of night spots.’
- ‘Madonna cleaned houses and worked as a hatcheck girl at the Russian Tea Room while studying dance in Manhattan.’
- ‘At the shipboard venue, the hatcheck girls are waiting for you as you come off the speedboat and enter the floating disco.’
- ‘Instead, he chose to illustrate the plight of an overloaded and tired hatcheck girl from her view of the festivities.’
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