sheila

noun
shei·​la | \ ˈshē-lə How to pronounce sheila (audio) \

Definition of sheila

Australia and New Zealand
: a girl or young woman

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Examples of sheila in a Sentence

two blonde sheilas were splashing in the water at Bondi Beach while their mother looked on

First Known Use of sheila

circa 1914, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sheila

probably from Sheila, female given name

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The first known use of sheila was circa 1914

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“Sheila.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sheila. Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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sheila

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How to pronounce sheila (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of sheila

Australia + New Zealand, informal : a girl or young woman

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