noun; straight girl who acts as the wingwoman
for a lesbian friend.
taken from the dynamic duo, Lucy, the comic lead, and Ethel, who acted as the straight (wo)man.
an ethel paves the way for, talks up and stands by her lead even if it means following her into crazy shenanigans, in order for her lucy to hook up.
similar to a wingman, an ethel distracts other girls who may try to pussy block