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Meaning of "girl-watching" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GIRL-WATCHING

girl-watching  [ˈɡɜːlˌwɒtʃɪŋ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GIRL-WATCHING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Girl-Watching is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES GIRL-WATCHING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of girl-watching in the English dictionary

The definition of girl-watching in the dictionary is the activity of looking at young women to enjoy their attractiveness, perhaps with a view to starting a relationship.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GIRL-WATCHING


approaching
əˈprəʊtʃɪŋ
birdwatching
ˈbɜːdwɒtʃɪŋ
branching
ˈbrɑːntʃɪŋ
catching
ˈkætʃɪŋ
Ching
tʃɪŋ
Chongqing
ˈtʃʊŋˈtʃɪŋ
clock-watching
ˈklɒkˌwɒtʃɪŋ
coaching
ˈkəʊˌtʃɪŋ
etching
ˈɛtʃɪŋ
fetching
ˈfɛtʃɪŋ
itching
ˈɪtʃɪŋ
launching
ˈlɔːntʃɪŋ
matching
ˈmætʃɪŋ
overarching
ˌəʊvərˈɑːtʃɪŋ
scratching
ˈskrætʃɪŋ
searching
ˈsɜːtʃɪŋ
stitching
ˈstɪtʃɪŋ
stretching
ˈstrɛtʃɪŋ
teaching
ˈtiːtʃɪŋ
touching
ˈtʌtʃɪŋ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GIRL-WATCHING

girdlescone
girdlestead
Girgenti
girl
girl band
girl Friday
Girl Guide
girl power
Girl Scout
girl´s blouse
girlfriend
girlfriend experience
girlhood
girlie
girlie magazine
girlish
girlishly
girlishness
Girls´ Brigade
girly

WORDS THAT END LIKE GIRL-WATCHING

aching
anything
bewitching
bitching
couching
English Language Teaching
enriching
eye-catching
far-reaching
geocaching
hatching
Kuching
penny-pinching
quenching
ranching
retching
screeching
soul-searching
squelching
twitching
whale watching

Synonyms and antonyms of girl-watching in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «girl-watching» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GIRL-WATCHING

Find out the translation of girl-watching to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of girl-watching from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «girl-watching» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

女孩看
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

girl- viendo
570 millions of speakers

English

girl-watching
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

लड़की देख
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

- يراقب فتاة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Девушка - смотреть
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

observação de menina
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

গার্ল-পর্যবেক্ষক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

fille d´observation
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Menonton wanita
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Mädchen beobachten
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

女の子ウォッチング
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

소녀 - 보고
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nonton wanita
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cô gái đang xem
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பெண் பார்ப்பது
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मुलींचे निरीक्षण
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kız-izlerken
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

-girl guardando
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Oglądanie dziewczyna
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Дівчина- дивитися
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

- vizionarea fată
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κορίτσι - βλέποντας
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

meisie - kyk
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

tjej -tittande
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

jente -watching
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of girl-watching

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GIRL-WATCHING»

The term «girl-watching» is regularly used and occupies the 62.598 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GIRL-WATCHING» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «girl-watching» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «girl-watching» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about girl-watching

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIRL-WATCHING»

Discover the use of girl-watching in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to girl-watching and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Girl, watching
Sybilla has flown the marital nest and taken refuge in a summer-house at Silversands, a remote coastal promontory.
Jyll Bradley, Amy Roadstone, Birmingham Repertory Theatre, 2003
2
The Kaleidoscope of Gender: Prisms, Patterns, and Possibilities
2. How does sexual harassment work to enforce gender for men in the workplace , and what are the effects of such behavior for women and men? 3. What would have to change if “girl watching” were to disappear from the workplace?
Joan Z. Spade, Catherine G. Valentine, 2011
3
In the Company of Men: Male Dominance and Sexual Harassment
Sexual harassment policies that require the removal of such displays, especially in a geographically secluded and primarily male department such as Diego's, prevent men from using girl watching as a game to assert masculine identities.
James Gruber, Phoebe Morgan, 2005
4
On Deconstruction: Theory and Criticism After Structuralism
"Much reading," writes Geoffrey Hartman in The Fate of Reading, "is indeed like girl-watching, a simple expense of spirit" (p. 248). The experience of reading seems to be that of a man (a heart-man?) for whom girl-watching is the model of an ...
Jonathan D. Culler, 2007
5
Expo 67: Not Just a Souvenir
... at the Canada, USSR, U.S., and Quebec pavilions. Girl Watching at Expo 67 aurora wallace.
Rhona Richman Kenneally, Johanne Sloan, 2010
6
LIFE
Girl watching at Stowe, Vt., Don Sauers {left) and George Bauer spot a brand- new species- a White-Banded Trailstander. by JOHN McDERMOTT When the first reports of widespread girl watching on the ski slopes started drifting into his New ...
7
Endless Horizons
He would have protested, had someone predicted that in a few days he would change the atmosphere once again with something as silly as a girl watching speech that really wasn't silly at all. Tony's project came about quite accidentally.
8
New and Selected Stories, 1959-1989
Since, apart from traveling time, I had only a half hour at my disposal, it took even an expert like me several days to get to the heart of the matter of girl-watching on the beach at Ipanema. I have learned that people, particularly women, have a ...
Charles Edward Eaton, 1989
9
The Kid Looks Back-Short Stories & Tall Tales
At a very early age we noticed that the sport of girl watching was not much of a local event. The local young ladies were around us all the time. We know them very well for they were classmates and neighbors. The statement: “The grass is ...
Ritchie R. Moorhead, 2011
10
Middlesex: Reissued
The internationally bestselling 2003 Pulitzer Prize winner Reissued to coincide with the publication of The Marriage Plot
Jeffrey Eugenides, 2011

4 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GIRL-WATCHING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term girl-watching is used in the context of the following news items.
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STEVEN MAYER: We didn't know we were free-range children
... and spent a few days wandering the shoreline, girl-watching and eating Hostess chocolate pies before Mike's family arrived to carry us home. «The Bakersfield Californian, Jun 15»
2
Review: Arlo Hill, Always in Love With Loesser
For the jaunty, girl-watching “Standing on the Corner” he harmonized with Ryan Bauer-Walsh and Daniel Schwait. “Never Will I Marry,” from ... «New York Times, May 15»
3
Why men can't - and shouldn't - stop staring at women
So why does girl-watching have such a terrible reputation? Maybe because it's an act of rebellion. ***. X meets me for lunch at Ki, a downtown ... «Globe and Mail, Mar 12»
4
A Dandy's Guide to Girl-Watching
As we enter the dog days of summer, men across the country will be engaging in the same time-honored tradition: Girl-watching. Last August ... «Slate Magazine, Jul 10»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Girl-Watching [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/girl-watching>. Feb 2021 ».
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