English edit

Pronunciation edit

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Pronoun edit

you gals

  1. (idiomatic, colloquial, chiefly Canada, US, Australia, New Zealand) You (plural).
    Hey you gals! How you doin'?
    You gals headin' down to the beach?

Usage notes edit

  • See you guys and its usage notes.
  • This expression is most often used to address a group which the speaker knows is composed entirely of women or girls.
  • Most often, the term you guys is used in place of this word, applying to groups of men, groups of women, and groups men/women.
  • Unlike y'all or the French vous, you gals is typically said only once in an utterance, after which you is used. For example:
    I'm going to be on the outside baseball diamond at noon if you gals want to practice. You should bring some water because it's going to be hot.

Synonyms edit

  • see the list of other second-person pronouns in you

See also edit