Definition of girlie in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡəːli/
(also girly)


1often derogatory Characteristic of or appropriate to a girl: girlie pink paper
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  • ‘You really couldn't find a more girly girl,’ says her mother.
  • I am not a girly girl and am always up for a tomboy adventure
  • I have to take on board things such as the fact that Japanese women like pink and girlie, but the Americans are more sophisticated.
2 [attributive] Depicting or featuring nude or partially nude young women in erotic poses: girlie magazines
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  • ‘Mr Jackson will freely admit that he does read girlie magazines from time to time,’ he said.
  • On rare occasions a housemaster might have to confiscate copies of dubious girlie magazines emanating from Europe or South Africa.
  • Perhaps he merely sneaks off to look at girlie magazines and drink with his friends.

noun (plural girlies)

A girl or young woman (often used as a term of address): what’s your name, girlie?
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  • Surely the bored private school girlies of Canterbury wouldn't have had anything better to do?
  • And for all you girlies out there who think you qualify as a geek, check out whether you really do or not here.
  • I've invited some of my favorite girlies out to a fabulous jazz bar to help me celebrate, so tonight ought to be lots of fun.

Words that rhyme with girlie

Burghley, Burley, burly, curly, early, hurley, hurly-burly, pearly, Shirley, surly, swirly, twirly

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