girlie

or girl·y

[ gur-lee ]
/ ˈgɜr li /
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adjective Informal.

featuring nude or scantily clad young women: a girlie show; girlie magazines.

noun

Offensive. a term of address used for a girl or woman.

Nearby words

  1. girl scouts of the united states of america,
  2. girl-o,
  3. girlfriend,
  4. girlfriend experience,
  5. girlhood,
  6. girlish,
  7. girlishly,
  8. girls' brigade,
  9. girly,
  10. girn

Origin of girlie

First recorded in 1940–45; girl + -ie

girly

[ gur-lee ]
/ ˈgɜr li /

adjective, noun, plural girl·ies.

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British Dictionary definitions for girlies

girlie

girly

/ (ˈɡɜːlɪ) /

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
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Word Origin and History for girlies
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