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girlie

[gur-lee] /ˈgɜr li/
adjective, Informal.
1.
featuring nude or scantily clad young women:
a girlie show; girlie magazines.
noun
2.
Offensive. a term of address used for a girl or woman.
Also, girly.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; girl + -ie
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  • Well, you do know that he's the sort to hook it up hook it up at conferences behind his girlie's back.
  • He was a media star, posing for cheesecake publicity shoots, popping up on girlie calendars and matchbook covers.
  • My favorite card was the one that showed a picture of a girlie with pasties over her breasts.
  • Tired of dealing with his dysfunctional marriage, a photographer accepts an offer to work on a girlie calendar.
  • The setting is the main office of a girlie magazine which is suffering financial reversals.
  • She applied much of the same girlie-glam aesthetic to her bachelorette pad.
  • He keeps checking his wireless device, which is white and kind of girlie-looking.
British Dictionary definitions for girlie

girlie

/ˈɡɜːlɪ/
noun
1.
a little girl
adjective
2.
displaying or featuring nude or scantily dressed women: a girlie magazine
3.
suited to or designed to appeal to young women: a girlie night out
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Word Origin and History for girlie
adj.

"meant to titillate men," 1942, from girl.

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Slang definitions & phrases for girlie

girlie

adjective

Featuring nude or otherwise sexually provocative women: To some extent, ''girlie'' magazines are information-getting (1950s+)

noun

A girl: this girlie and her mother (1860+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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