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girl +‎ -ie

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girlie (plural girlies)

  1. (slang) A magazine targeting an adult male audience and containing nude or semi-nude photographs of women.
    When Grandma came to visit, the boy hid the girlies in his dresser so she wouldn't see them.
  2. (colloquial) A young girl.
    • 1953, Samuel Beckett, Watt, Olympia Press:
      And then finally to pass on to the rising generation there were Sean's two little girls Rose and Cerise, aged five and four respectively, and these innocent little girlies were bleeders like their papa and mama []

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girlie (comparative girlier, superlative girliest)

  1. (slang) Of entertainment, involving attractive women or images thereof, usually nude or wearing skimpy clothing.
  2. Characteristic of a stereotypical girl, very effeminate, sweet; unmasculine.
    • 2005, Victoria Pade, Tales From Elk Creek, page 76:
      He said he wasn't paying good money for girlie hair — that's what he called it anytime we wanted to go into town to have a real haircut.