A young woman whose class status is transcended by her beauty and ambition to ascend society's social latter. Often a mistress or lady friend of a wealthy man. "Becky Sharp" in Vanity Fair was such a character.
(camp) gay nickname for any tall, heavy-set man, especially if effeminate. [Tommororrow's Big Bertha's birthday, I am going to buy him the paperboy.] Synonyms see big bertha; chubby; churchy type; Queen Mary.
This lonely seductress uses the trickster siren approach to torturing her manly prey by luring them into danger as a form of entertainment. Literally translated, Mohini means, "delusion personified". Or in chess terms, Checkmate!
Rosie the Riveter
She represents the cultural feminist movement of the millions of women taking the place of men in manufacturing plants to help support the troops during World War II. This character icon, loosely based after Ms. Rose Will Monroe, sky rocketed women's economic power coining the popularized slogan: "We can do it!"