noun (plural charlies)
- 1British • informal A fool: what a bunch of charliesMore example sentences
- Who gives a damn what these intelligence charlies want, and what business is it of theirs to be telling Parliament what to do?
- This might be the perfect moment to visit London, as it will be empty of chin-free society charlies.
- But what should be of concern is the following: these guys, the tail-end charlies, were picked off or crashed and no one noticed.
- 2 (charlies) British • informal A woman’s breasts.More example sentences
- What better way of getting a quick fix of cash and attention that whipping your charlies out and panting over another woman, also exposing her busters.
- In the nineteenth century, charlies meant a woman's breasts, but the term has fallen from use in the late twentieth and is rarely met in literature.
- 3 [mass noun] • informal Cocaine: they all took loads of charlieMore example sentences
- Hence you have a band who are clearly a bit un-nerved by the amount of freeloaders gossiping about their next load of charlie, and the whole thing spirals down from there.
- The point of all the numbers - published by a team from the Institute for Pharmacological Research in Milan - is that consumption of charlie in the region is much higher than previously thought.
- I'll be knackered by teatime. I'll need a drink and a nice line or two of charlie.
- 4A code word representing the letter C, used in radio communication.More example sentences
- In addition to not having flown in the west for quite a while, being assigned the plane at night complicated things even more: The charlie model is slightly different than the bravo model I flew as an instructor.
- 5US & Australian /NZ • military slang A member of the Vietcong or the Vietcong collectively.[shortening of Victor Charlie, radio code for VC, representing Vietcong]More example sentences
- When it comes to standing up to Victor Charlie, there is no color difference among U.S. troops.
- The Viet Cong aka Charlie will be eating in our "mess hall".
late 19th century: diminutive of the male given name Charles.
More definitions of charlieDefinition of charlie in:
- The US English dictionary