attagirl

[ at-uh-gurl ]
/ ˈæt əˌgɜrl /

interjection Informal.

(used as an enthusiastic expression of encouragement or approval to a girl, woman, or female animal.)

Origin of attagirl

First recorded in 1905–10; see origin at attaboy, girl
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