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a big girl's blouse

A derogatory phrase used in jest to insult a man who other men believe is behaving in a weak or effeminate manner. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. "You're nothing but a big girl's blouse walking around with your hair in a bun like that," yelled the old man to the young hipster.
See also: big, blouse

a big girl's blouse

  (British & Australian humorous)
a man or a boy who behaves in a way which other men think is how a woman would behave, especially if they show they are frightened of something Come on you big girl's blouse, drink up and I'll get you another pint.
See also: big, blouse

blouse bunnies

n. the (covered) female breasts. He couldn’t keep his eyes off her busy little blouse bunnies.
See also: blouse, bunny
References in classic literature ?
A blue blouse, with profuse white fancy-work over the bosom, covered his prodigious body, and was girt about the place where his waist might once have been with a broad scarlet leather belt.
The gentleman, dressed, as usual, in his blouse and straw hat, carried the gay little pagoda-cage, with his darling white mice in it, and smiled on them, and on us, with a bland amiability which it was impossible to resist.
A blouse of crimson silk made her noticeable at a distance.
The woman in the crimson blouse shrugged her shoulders too a little before making that statement.
He flings out continually these flouts and sneers;" the woman in the crimson blouse spoke as if appealing quietly to a third person, but her black eyes never left Razumov's face.
Whereupon Doctor Crocus and I shake hands; and Doctor Crocus looks as if I didn't by any means realise his expectations, which, in a linen blouse, and a great straw hat, with a green ribbon, and no gloves, and my face and nose profusely ornamented with the stings of mosquitoes and the bites of bugs, it is very likely I did not.
We stood before a grating and looked through into a room which was hung all about with the clothing of dead men; coarse blouses, water- soaked; the delicate garments of women and children; patrician vestments, hacked and stabbed and stained with red; a hat that was crushed and bloody.
He wished she would hide it, but the weather was very warm just then and she wore blouses which were cut low.
The girls were dressed alike in dark skirts, with light pink tennis blouses and pink bands on their straw hats, so that as they stood with the soft red of the setting sun tinging their faces, Clara, demure and quiet, Ida, mischievous and daring, it was a group which might have pleased the eye of a more exacting critic than the old sailor.
She did my blouses beautifully the last time I was there, and was so delighted to see me again.
The new frocks were taken off, and orders were given for the little girls to have their blouses put on, and the boys their old jackets, and the wagonette to be harnessed; with Brownie, to the bailiff's annoyance, again in the shafts, to drive out for mushroom picking and bathing.
Speaking about the blouse Ms Emanuel said: "We got a call from Vogue magazine asking if we had a very feminine top with a high neck for a photo shoot with a well known personality.
Moving on from the Thatcher-esque pussycat bow blouse, this time look for blouses with even greater detailing - ruffles, scarf-ties, buttons, in fact, the works
TRY: Primark two-in-one belted shirt dress, pounds 12; or Miss Selfridge two-in-one printed blouse dress, pounds 45 .