attagirl

See also: atta girl

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Variant pronunciation of "That's the girl!", a cry of encouragement, especially to children and pet dogs.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈætəˌɡɜːl/
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InterjectionEdit

attagirl

  1. (idiomatic, colloquial) Used to show encouragement or approval to a girl, woman or female animal.
    Attagirl! That's the way to hit a home run!

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NounEdit

attagirl (plural attagirls)

  1. A cry of "attagirl"; an accolade.

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