noun fil·ly \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

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FILLY Defined for Kids


noun fil·ly \ˈfi-lē\
plural fillies

Definition of FILLY for Kids

:  a young female horse


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