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I like to be very girly, with bows and ruffles on the red carpet. I love pastel colours, especially blue. Me and my sister both because of our eyes look good in blues.
Elle Fanning

Meaning of "girly" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GIRLY

girly  [ˈɡɜːlɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GIRLY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Girly 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 GIRLY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

girly

Girly

Girly is a webcomic created by Josh Lesnick which generally centers on the romantic relationship between two girls named Otra and Winter, as well as other citizens of the city of Cute-Town. It ran from April 2003 and finished on September 16, 2010. On October 15, 2005 Girly became a part of the Dayfree Press collective, and on June 28, 2006 the first Girly print collection was published via Radio Comix.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GIRLY


Burghley
ˈbɜːlɪ
Burleigh
ˈbɜːlɪ
burley
ˈbɜːlɪ
burly
ˈbɜːlɪ
curli
ˈkɜːlɪ
curly
ˈkɜːlɪ
early
ˈɜːlɪ
girlie
ˈɡɜːlɪ
gurly
ˈɡɜːlɪ
hurley
ˈhɜːlɪ
hurly
ˈhɜːlɪ
hurly-burly
ˈhɜːlɪˈbɜːlɪ
murly
ˈmɜːlɪ
pearly
ˈpɜːlɪ
surly
ˈsɜːlɪ
swirly
ˈswɜːlɪ
twirly
ˈtwɜːlɪ
whirly
ˈwɜːlɪ
wurley
ˈwɜːlɪ
wurlie
ˈwɜːlɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GIRLY

girl
girl band
girl Friday
Girl Guide
girl power
Girl Scout
girl-watching
girl´s blouse
girlfriend
girlfriend experience
girlhood
girlie
girlie magazine
girlish
girlishly
girlishness
Girls´ Brigade
girn
girnel
girner

WORDS THAT END LIKE GIRLY

clearly
debonairly
eagerly
elderly
fairly
formerly
hourly
nearly
northerly
Orly
overly
particularly
poorly
properly
quarterly
regularly
similarly
unfairly
utterly
yearly

Synonyms and antonyms of girly in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «girly» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GIRLY

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

Translator English - Chinese

少女
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

girly
570 millions of speakers

English

girly
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

girly
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

جرلي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

девчушки
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

feminino
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কচি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

girly de
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Girly
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Girly
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

女の子らしい
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

가리
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Girly
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nữ tính
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பறி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Girly
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

girly
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

girly
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dziewczęcy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

дівчатка
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

girly
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

girly
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

girly
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

flick
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

girly
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of girly

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GIRLY»

The term «girly» is very widely used and occupies the 13.420 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GIRLY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about girly

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10 QUOTES WITH «GIRLY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word girly.
1
Victoria Beckham
I'm feminine, but I wouldn't say that I'm girly in any way at all.
2
Kacy Catanzaro
My pump-up songs before I compete are not the usual. They're more girly songs. I love 'The Climb' by Miley Cyrus. It's about the journey and savoring every moment. I have 'The World's Greatest' by R. Kelly on my playlist, too.
3
Kristin Cavallari
My personal style can be everything from girly and flirty to edgy and chic.
4
Kristin Cavallari
I like to think I have quite a few different styles - sometimes it's a bit rock n' roll, other times more girly and feminine.
5
Lauren Conrad
I love anything really feminine. I love any sort of girly detail - anything with a bow or a heart on it, I'm immediately in love with.
6
Majandra Delfino
I'm not girly girly enough to care how I look on TV, or if I'm wearing the correct make up.
7
Zooey Deschanel
Anyone who knows me knows that I am really into hair. I'm a real girly girl and love doing my hair and experimenting with different styles.
8
Sarah Dessen
I was so thrilled that I was having a girl, because I just am so girly myself, but I think the teenage years are going to be very interesting.
9
Tamsin Egerton
My style is schizophrenic! One minute I'll be wearing bright girly dresses, and the next I'll be swinging towards more structured masculine things.
10
Elle Fanning
I like to be very girly, with bows and ruffles on the red carpet. I love pastel colours, especially blue. Me and my sister both because of our eyes look good in blues.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIRLY»

Discover the use of girly in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to girly and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Girly: A Novel
The only sympathetic adult in her familyḫer grandmother Buttonl̮ies comatose in a hospital.
Elizabeth Merrick, 2005
2
Girly Girl Style: Fun Fashions You Can Sketch
Revamp your look with ruffles! This book shows you how to draw the latest girly girl fashions, from crocheted cardigans to sweet skirts, and every accessory in between.
Matt Doeden, 2013
3
How to Be a Girly Girl in Just Ten Days
When Nicolette Spicer, Nick to her friends, meets Ben who seems to go for girly girls, Nick, who is a tomboy, considers a makeover.
Lisa Papademetriou, 2007
4
The Handbag Book Of Girly Emergencies
The book to solve every 'crisis' a girl could ever encounter.
Jacqueline Williams, 2011
5
Girly Man
Indeed, representation—and related claims to truth and moral certainty—is an active concern throughout the book. The poems of Girly Man may be oblique, satiric, or elusive, but their sense is emphatic.
Charles Bernstein, 2008
6
Girly
The story of a leader and her sidekick.
‎2006
7
Neo-Feminist Cinema: Girly Films, Chick Flicks, and Consumer ...
"Neo-Feminist Cinema" examines how Hollywood has responded to women's changing social roles through an analysis of a flourishing sub-genre 'the Girly Film', associated with the contemporary 'Chick Flick'.
Hilary Radner, 2011
8
Girly graphics: an interpretation of lovely, sweet and ...
The word "girly" is about reconstructing a positive image for girls. "Girly" images are powerful and convey a strong message (or signal) to the audience in today's world.
Akiko Yamamoto, Emi Nishioka, 2008
9
Geeky-Girly Innovation: A Japanese Subculturalist's Guide to ...
How to leverage a nation's "soft" subcultural icons, obsessions, and desires into products with irresistible consumer appeal
Morinosuke Kawaguchi, 2012
10
The Handbag Book of Girly Emergencies
Sometimes a girl needs a little help to get through the day--here are the solutions to the most commonly confessed emergencies and those kept under wraps.
Laurel Glen Publishing, 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GIRLY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term girly is used in the context of the following news items.
1
How to know he's a freak in the sheets
He doesn't engage in conversations with the other fellows about what's too girly, choosing instead to adopt any practices that will keep him ... «Jamaica Observer, Jul 15»
2
Kate Hudson eats ants and pigeon with adventurer Bear Grylls
Indeed it's a much different look for the 36-year-old actress, best known for her glamorous red carpet looks and girly rom-com roles like “How to ... «New York Post, Jul 15»
3
Kids play ball at Arian Foster's youth football camp
Never been a girly girl.” What is the Texans star teaching the kids here? ”A lot of technical things, being a quarterback, like when you're in a ... «MyFox Houston, Jul 15»
4
Missoula teen – a pageant newcomer – now on to national competition
And even though it was “girly,” Orr was excited about the opportunity to earn scholarships for college. Sue Orr, Katee's mother, was impressed ... «The Missoulian, Jul 15»
5
Images: Weekend review in photos
Joanie Drizin of Girly Steel in Noblesville, Indiana shows her metal artwork during the 56th annual Naperville Woman's Club Art Fair at Naper ... «Chicago Daily Herald, Jul 15»
6
Ulverston festivals slideshow
She said: “Vintage can be seen as very girly sometimes so this event will hopefully attract more men as there is so much on for everybody. «NW Evening Mail, Jul 15»
7
Jackson native quarterbacks women's tackle football team
“Because you don't think that women can play football, even get hit, we're too girly,” Gabriel said. “Come watch us play and we'll show you.”. «WJTV, Jul 15»
8
Cervantes: Looking up and looking out
While she was very much a “girly girl,” she would tell people, happy as a clam, that she “want[ed] to be like Hope,” referring to American ... «UI The Daily Iowan, Jul 15»
9
Youngsters dare society to re-write gender rules
"But I was extremely feminine and my girly traits continued to get more pronounced with each passing year. By the time I was in Class IX, ... «Times of India, Jul 15»
10
Stylewatch: Andrea Corr
If you're this stunning, you barely need to acquaint yourself with a hairbrush, but, if you are going for a full-on girly number, keeping the hair and ... «Irish Independent, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Girly [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/girly>. Feb 2021 ».
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