girlie
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Usage note
This word may also be spelled "girly." It may be considered offensive in the sense shown in 4).
girlie(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(girlish)
a. femenino
Maggie and I were just chatting about girlie things you wouldn't be interested in.Maggie y yo solo hablamos de cosas femeninas que no te interesarían.
b. para niñas (invariable)
We found a little store that sold all sorts of girlie things like make-up, hair accesories, and jewelry.Encontramos una pequeña tienda que vendía todo tipo de cosas para niñas como maquillaje, accesorios para el pelo y joyería.
c. de niña (invariable)
What do you think of his new haristyle? It's very girlie, isn't it?¿Qué te parece su nuevo peinado? Muy de niña, ¿no?
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
(effeminate)
a. afeminado
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
Men used to think it was girlie to use moisturizer.Antes los hombres creían que era afeminado usar crema hidratante.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(nudie)
a. de desnudos (invariable)
The model has appeared topless in quite a few girlie magazines.La modelo apareció en topless en varias revistas de desnudos.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(girl)
a. la nena
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Fernando is one of those patronizing, chauvinist types who insist on calling me girlie.Fernando es de esos machistas condescendientes que se empeñan en llamarme nena.
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girlie
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (colloquial)
a.
girlie magrevista de chicas desnudas
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girlie [ˈɡɜːlɪ]
noun
(US) nena (f); chiquilla (f)
modifier
girlie magazine (n) revista (f) de desnudos
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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