Definition of Charlie

1. n. A familiar nickname or substitute for Charles.

Definition of Charlie

1. Proper noun. A diminutive of the male name Charles; also used as a formal given name. ¹

2. Proper noun. A diminutive of the female names of Charlotte or Charlene, also used as a formal given name, although less common than the male name. ¹

3. Proper noun. The letter C in the NATO phonetic alphabet. ¹

4. Noun. (military slang) An enemy; the VietCong; ''short for Victor Charlie''. ¹

5. Noun. (uncountable slang) cocaine Cocaine. ¹

6. Noun. (countable chiefly UK slang often with "right" and/or "proper") A fool. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Charlie

1. a fool [n -LIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Charlie

charlatanic
charlatanism
charlatanisms
charlatanries
charlatanry
charlatans
charlesite
charleston
charlestoned
charlestoning
charley
charley-horse
charley horse
charleyhorse
charleys
charlie (current term)
charlie horse
charlies
charlock
charlocks
charlotte
charlotte russe
charlottes
charm
charm offensive
charm quark
charm quarks
charm school
charme
charmed

Literary usage of Charlie

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1. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1910)
"335 WHA'LL BE KING BUT charlie? THE news frae Moidart cam' yestreen,1 Will soon gar mony ferlie;* For ships o' war hae just come in, ..."

2. The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions by Various Writers by Thomas Humphry Ward (1916)
"Come through the heather, around him gather, Ye 're a' th' welcomer early ; Around him cling wi' a' your kin, For wha 1l be King but charlie ? ..."

3. Theatre Arts by Society of Arts and Crafts, Detroit (1921)
"He said, "I give charlie Barringer into your hands. Watch over him." charlie. ... charlie. When the Lord speaks ta His chosen He calls 'em by name. ..."

4. Linebacker II: A View from the Rock by James R. McCarthy, George B. Allison, Robert E. Rayfield (1985)
"The charlie Tower was without comparison, by any standards. It got the name "charlie Tower" logically enough. The Wing Deputy Commander for Operations, ..."

5. The fireside encyclopaedia of poetry: Comprising the best poems of the most by Henry Troth Coates, Rea (1881)
"Our Highland hearts are true an' leal, An' glow without a stain ; Our Highland swords are metal keen, An' charlie he's our ain. An' charlie he's my darling, ..."

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