Girly



[gur-lee] /ˈgɜr li/

adjective, noun, plural girlies.
1.
.
[gur-lee] /ˈgɜr li/
adjective, Informal.
1.
featuring nude or scantily clad young women:
a girlie show; girlie magazines.
noun
2.
Offensive. a term of address used for a girl or woman.
/ˈɡɜːlɪ/
noun
1.
a little girl
adjective
2.
displaying or featuring nude or scantily dressed women: a girlie magazine
3.
suited to or designed to appeal to young women: a girlie night out
adj.

“girl-like,” 1866, from girl + -y (2). Girly-girly (adj.) is recorded from 1883; as a noun, from 1882.
n.

“little girl,” 1866, (1860 as girlie), from girl + -y (3).
adj.

“meant to titillate men,” 1942, from girl.

adjective

Featuring nude or otherwise sexually provocative women: To some extent, ”girlie” magazines are information-getting (1950s+)

noun

A girl: this girlie and her mother (1860+)

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