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charlie

noun char·lie \ˈchär-lē\

Definition of charlie

British

  1. :  fool



Examples of charlie

  1. <he's a nice enough bloke, but a real charlie when choosing his girlfriends>



Variants of charlie

also char·ley play \ˈchär-lē\

Origin of charlie

from the name Charlie


First Known Use: circa 1946

Rhymes with charlie


1

Charlie

play
Char·lie \ˈchär-lē\

Definition of Charlie

  1. —a communications code word for the letter c



Origin of charlie

from the name Charlie


First Known Use: 1946

Other Alphabet Terms


2

Charlie

noun char·lie

Definition of Charlie

  1. —used as a collective name for the Vietcong during the war in Vietnam



Origin of charlie

short for Victor Charlie, from the communications code words for VC (Vietcong)


First Known Use: 1965

Rhymes with charlie


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