girl·​ie | \ ˈgər-lē How to pronounce girlie (audio) \
variants: or girly

Definition of girlie

1 : girlish
2 usually girlie : featuring scantily clothed women girlie magazines girlie show

Examples of girlie in a Sentence

She likes to wear girlie pink dresses.
Recent Examples on the Web Instead of going edgy, Michael Kors put the model in a super-girlie floral look from head to toe. Alex Apatoff, Peoplemag, 10 Sep. 2022 The clients had asked that the space not be too girlie, and the wallcovering, a holdover from the suite’s life as guest quarters, worked as a neutral background. Alison Van Houten, WSJ, 21 July 2021

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First Known Use of girlie

1857, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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13 Sep 2022

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“Girlie.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2022.

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