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girl +‎ -ify

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girlify (third-person singular simple present girlifies, present participle girlifying, simple past and past participle girlified)

  1. To make girly.
    • 1968, Mildred Haun, The Hawk's Done Gone: And Other Stories, page 223:
      She made George set in the playhouse with her, and he would do it, no matter how much Pa teased him and called him girlified and threatened to make him wear dresses.
    • 2008, Ben Agger, The Virtual Self: A Contemporary Sociology, page 138:
      Men, who still run the patriarchy, are loving it; women are self-objectifying, girlifying themselves in their makeup, clothing, hair, and even their discourse – girl talk.

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