girly

[gur-lee]

adjective, noun, plural girl·ies.


Nearby words

  1. girlhood,
  2. girlie,
  3. girlish,
  4. girlishly,
  5. girls' brigade,
  6. girn,
  7. giro,
  8. girolle,
  9. giron,
  10. girona

girlie

or girl·y

[gur-lee]

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.

Origin of girlie

First recorded in 1940–45; girl + -ie

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British Dictionary definitions for girliest

girlie

girly

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 girliest
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