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a girl thing

Something that exclusively pertains to or is understood by females. No offense, Dad, but it's a girl thing, so I really need to talk to Mom—is she home? It's a girl thing, Caleb—you wouldn't understand. A: "Is this a girl thing? Like, you all have to take forever to get ready?" B: "No, my boyfriend takes twice as long as me to get ready."
See also: girl, thing
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

girl thing

n. something that women do; something that appeals to women. You wouldn’t understand. It’s a girl thing.
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McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.

girl thing/guy thing

Something particularly appropriate for or appealing to a girl or guy (woman/man). Girl Thing was the name of an all female British band popular in the late 1900s. This slangy sexist expression dates from the same period. For example, “The Monday night football games are definitely a guy thing,” or “Shopping for jewelry—that’s a girl thing.”
See also: girl, guy, thing
The Dictionary of Clichés by Christine Ammer Copyright © 2013 by Christine Ammer
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