Older Use: Sometimes Offensive. a woman who acts as a general assistant in a business office or to an executive and has a wide variety of especially secretarial and clerical duties.
A woman assistant or secretary, esp in an office; female factotum; gofer
[1940+; fr Daniel Defoe’s novel Robinson Crusoe, where the servant and companion was named Friday]
[gal-gal] /ˈgæl gæl/ noun, Douay Bible. 1. .
[gah-lee-bee] /gɑˈli bi/ noun, plural Galibis (especially collectively) Galibi. 1. a member of an Indian people of French Guiana. /ɡɑːˈliːbɪ/ noun 1. (pl) -bi, -bis. a member of an American Indian people of French Guiana 2. the language of this people, belonging to the Carib family
[guh-lish-ee-uh, -lish-uh; for 2 also Spanish gah-lee-thyah] /gəˈlɪʃ i ə, -ˈlɪʃ ə; for 2 also Spanish gɑˈli θyɑ/ noun 1. a region in E central Europe: a former crown land of Austria, included in S Poland after World War I, and now partly in Ukraine. About 30,500 sq. mi. (79,000 sq. km). 2. a maritime […]
[guh-lish-ee-uh n, -lish-uh n] /gəˈlɪʃ i ən, -ˈlɪʃ ən/ adjective 1. of or relating to Galicia in NW Spain, its people, or their language. 2. of or relating to Galicia in E central Europe or its people. noun 3. a native or inhabitant of Galicia in Spain. 4. the language of Spanish Galicia, often considered […]