girly
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Usage note
This word may also be spelled "girlie." It may be considered offensive in the sense shown in 4).
girly(
guhr
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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
My sister was never very girly; she started boxing when she was seven.Mi hermana nunca fue muy femenina; empezó a boxear cuando tenía siete años.
b. para niñas
I found a store that sells the cutest girly dresses ever!¡Encontré una tienda que vende los vestidos para niñas más lindos que he visto!
c. de niña
We all laughed when we heard the bodybuilder let out a girly scream.Nos reímos mucho cuando oímos al fisicoculturista dar un grito de niña.
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)
Felipe's older brothers call him girly because he would rather play the violin than football.Los hermanos mayores de Felipe le dicen que es afeminado porque prefiere tocar el violín que jugar al fútbol.
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
"Check out what I've got!" said one of the soldiers, producing a girly magazine from underneath his bunk."¡Miren lo que tengo!" dijo uno de los soldados, mostrando una revista de desnudos que tenía debajo de su litera.
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)
Look, there's my new girlfriend, Brianna. Hey, girly!Mira, allá está mi nueva novia, Brianna. ¡Hola nena!
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