big girl's blouse


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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.
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big girl's blouse

a weak, cowardly, or oversensitive man. British informal
See also: big, blouse
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He desperately accused the Labour leader of running scared of a snap election, at one point shouting at Corbyn: "Call an election, you great big girl's blouse."
In response, Mr Johnson threw up his arms and seemed to call out: "Call an election, you great big girl's blouse."
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In language more suited to a family Sunday newspaper, it roughly translated into: "Boris is a big girl's blouse who got us into a right pickle then choked."
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