noun \ˈfi-lē\

: a young female horse

plural fillies

Full Definition of FILLY

:  a young female horse usually of less than four years
:  a young woman :  girl

Examples of FILLY

  1. <she's still a filly, so she has plenty of time to decide what she wants to do in life>

Origin of FILLY

Middle English fyly, from Old Norse fylja; akin to Old English fola foal
First Known Use: 15th century

Related to FILLY

girl, lass, lassie, miss, missy, nymph, sheila [Australian & New Zealand]


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