plain Jane

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plain Jane (plural plain Janes)

  1. (informal) A young woman of unremarkable appearance.
    • 1954, Kiplinger's Personal Finance (volume 8, number 11, November 1954, page 46)
      Charm school instructors [] can do something even for the plainest of plain Janes.

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