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Definition of a grrrl



  • grrrl (also grrl)

    - noun - a young woman perceived as independent and strong or aggressive, especially in her attitude to men or in her sexuality.

    -ORIGIN - 1990s: a variant of girl, as in riot grrrl, with the grrr representing the sound of an animal growling.

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    Last edited on Dec 12 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 21 2009.

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Definitions include: an underground feminist punk movement that started in the early 1990s, often associated with third-wave feminism.

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