[gur-lish] /ˈgɜr lɪʃ/
of, like, or befitting a or girlhood:
of or like a girl in looks, behaviour, innocence, etc
1560s, from girl + -ish. Related: Girlishly; girlishness.
[gurl-oh] /ˈgɜrl oʊ/ noun, plural girl-os. Australian Informal. 1. a or young woman.
noun 1. Italian La fanciulla del West. an opera (1910) by Giacomo Puccini.
noun 1. (sometimes initial capital letters) a member of an organization of girls (Girl Scouts) founded in the U.S. in 1912 by Juliette Low that seeks to develop certain skills, as well as health, citizenship, and character. noun 1. (US) a member of the equivalent organization for girls to the Scouts Brit equivalent Guide
- Girl thing
noun something only understood, experienced, or done by females; something that appeals only to women; compare guy thing See guy thing Usage Note slang noun phrase Something only understood, experienced, or done by females; something that appeals only to women: Using a hairdryer is a girl thing