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girlie

or girl路y

[ gur-lee ]
/ 藞g蓽r li /
Informal.
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adjective, girl路i路er, girl路i路est.
featuring nude or scantily clad young women: a girlie show;girlie magazines.
Usually Disparaging and Offensive. of, characteristic of, or befitting girls or young women; feminine in a traditional way: a girlie girl who likes everything sparkly and pink;high-pitched girlie voices.
Usually Disparaging and Offensive. (especially of a man) effeminate or timid.
noun, plural girl路ies.
Disparaging and Offensive. a term of address used for a girl or woman.
Older Use a girl, especially a young girl: cute little girlies.
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Origin of girlie

First recorded in 1940鈥45; girl + -ie
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British Dictionary definitions for girlie

girlie

girly

/ (藞伞蓽藧l瑟) /

noun
a little girl
adjective
displaying or featuring nude or scantily dressed womena girlie magazine
suited to or designed to appeal to young womena girlie night out
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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