Girly Girl is a slang term for a girl or woman who chooses to dress and behave in a traditionally feminine style, such


Possible styles of "girly girls"

as wearing pink, using make-up, dressing in skirts, dresses and blouses, and talking about relationships and other activities which are associated with the traditional gender role of a girl.

Though the term is sometimes used as a term of disdain, it can also be used in a more positive way, particularly in terms of exploring one of a range of gender positions. Being a 'girly girl' can then be seen as a fluid and partially embodied position - a form of discourse taken up, discarded or modified for tactical/strategic ends.

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