Definition of Girly

1. Adjective. Characteristic of a stereotypical girl, very effeminate, sweet ¹



2. Noun. (''child speak'') girl ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Girly

1. girlie [n -LIES] - See also: girlie

Girly Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Girly

girlishnesses
girlless
girllike
girllovers
girlness
girlond
girlonds
girls
girls' room
girls Friday
girls next door
girlswear
girlwatching
girly (current term)
girly girl
girly girls
girly man
girly men
girlygirl
girlygirls
girlyman
girlymen
girlz
girlzine
girlzines

Literary usage of Girly

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1. Introductory Third Reader by Walter Lowrie Hervey, Melvin Hix (1916)
"THE ELEPHANT girly-FACE Once upon a time a king had an elephant named ... Night after night girly-face could hear them talking and planning their robberies. ..."

2. Buddhist Birth Stories: Or Jātaka Tales. The Oldest Collection of Folk-lore by Thomas William Rhys Davids, Viggo Fausbøll (1880)
"But as the allusion is evidently to the elephant's naturally gentle character, I' have rendered the expression by ' girly-face.' The exaggeration in this ..."

3. Life on the Mississippi by Mark Twain (2000)
"The very feature that keeps it alive in the South—girly-girly romance—would kill it in the North or in London. Puck and Punch, and the press universal, ..."

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