[ chahr-lee ]
/ ˈtʃɑr li /
a word used in communications to represent the letter C.
a male given name, form of Charles.
a female given name.
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How to use Charlie in a sentence
With Charlies toy drum strung round his neck on a narrow blue ribbon, he was distinctly mirth-inspiring.
When Ruth hastened to the court the brancardiers had shuffled in with the last of Charlies load and he was cranking up his car.
Walter felt at home at once, and declared that he guessed he would try Cook Charlies biscuit.
Cook Charlies taters will soon be cold as the heart of a mermaid, if you ever dream of sich things.
British Dictionary definitions for Charlie (1 of 4)
British informal a silly person; fool
Australian old-fashioned, informal a girl or woman
Word Origin for charlie
C20: for sense 1: shortened from Charlie Hunt, rhyming slang for cunt; sense 2 is shortened from Charlie Wheeler, rhyming slang for sheila
British Dictionary definitions for Charlie (2 of 4)
communications a code word for the letter c
British Dictionary definitions for Charlie (3 of 4)
US and Australian military slang a member of the Vietcong or the Vietcong collectivelyCharlie hit us with rockets
Word Origin for Charlie
shortened from Victor Charlie, communications code for VC, abbreviation of Vietcong
British Dictionary definitions for Charlie (4 of 4)
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