charlie

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noun, often capitalized char·lie \ˈchär-lē\
variants: or less commonly

charley

Definition of charlie

British

  1. :  fool

Examples of charlie in a sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of charlie

from the name Charlie


First Known Use: circa 1946


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Charlie

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Char·lie \ˈchär-lē\

Definition of Charlie

  1. —a communications code word for the letter c

Origin and Etymology of charlie

from the name Charlie


First Known Use: 1946

Other Alphabet Terms


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Charlie

noun char·lie

Definition of Charlie

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

Origin and Etymology of charlie

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


First Known Use: 1965



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