interjection Informal.

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

Nearby words

  1. attack,
  2. attack ad,
  3. attack dog,
  4. attack rate,
  5. attacker,
  6. attain,
  7. attainable,
  8. attainder,
  9. attainment,
  10. attainment target

Origin of attagirl

First recorded in 1905–10; see origin at attaboy, girl Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019