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noun [countable] British old girl pronunciation in British English
Word Forms
singularold girl
pluralold girls
  1. 2
    informal old-fashioned used for referring to an old woman

    She’s a tough old girl, don’t let her bully you.

  2. 3
    informal old-fashioned used for talking in a friendly way to a woman or girl

    Come on, old girl, there’s nothing to be frightened of.


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