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Barbie

[bahr-bee] /ˈbɑr bi/
1.
Trademark. a brand of doll representing a slim, shapely young woman, especially one with blond hair, blue eyes, and fair skin.
noun
2.
Also called Barbie doll. a person, especially a young woman, perceived as blandly attractive and vacuous.
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British Dictionary definitions for Barbie

barbie

/ˈbɑːbɪ/
noun
1.
(informal, mainly Austral) short for barbecue

Barbie doll

/ˈbɑːbɪ/
noun
1.
trademark a teenage doll with numerous sets of clothes and accessories
2.
(slang) generally (derogatory) a superficially attractive but insipid young woman
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Contemporary definitions for Barbie
noun

barbecue

Word Origin

from barbe(cue)

Usage Note

Australian slang

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Word Origin and History for Barbie

1959, trademark name (reg. U.S.). Supposedly named after the daughter of its creator, U.S. businesswoman Ruth Handler (1916-2002); see Barbara.

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Slang definitions & phrases for Barbie

barby

noun

A barbecue: Put a shrimp on the barby for me/ which is sure to have Aussies everywhere ducking under their barbies (1980s+ Australian)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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