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.
Amy: I'm hungover. Julie asked me to be her ethel for a girl she met at Twats, but then got nervous and had us all do 12 different types of shots.
Dan: Did they hook up?
Amy: I don't think so.
Dan: Juuuliiee! You've got some 'splanin to do!
Amy: Tell me about it.
One of the only good girls left in the world; she is beautiful both inside and out.
Guys beg for her, and girls envy her.
If you're lucky enough to date her, never leave her or give her reason to. You will never be able to find a girl like her again.
Impossible not to love.
Guy Two: Yeah, it must have been an Ethel