Definition of Charley

1. Proper noun. A diminutive of the male given name Charles. ¹



2. Proper noun. A diminutive of the female names Charlotte and Charlene. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Charley

1. charlie [n -LEYS] - See also: charlie

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Charley

charking
charks
charladies
charlady
charlatan
charlatanic
charlatanism
charlatanisms
charlatanries
charlatanry
charlatans
charlesite
charleston
charlestoned
charlestoning
charley (current term)
charley-horse
charley horse
charleyhorse
charleys
charlie
charlie horse
charlies
charlock
charlocks
charlotte
charlotte russe
charlottes
charm
charm offensive

Literary usage of Charley

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1. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept (1910)
"charley and the Allan girl—charley and the Allan girl—it marched and ... It was so strange to think of charley—-if she had been like Mary now, ..."

2. Choisy: A Novel by James P. Story (1872)
"I am very glad," responded charley, in the same low tone. ... yelled charley, his cool blood rising to fever heat ; " what do you mean ? ..."

3. Personal Recollections of the Drama: Or Theatrical Reminiscen- Ces by Henry Dickinson Stone (1873)
"They had a chief—Old King charley. The old settlers said charley was a ... On these festivals old charley was dressed in a strange and fantastical costume. ..."

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