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Char·lie

 (chär′lē)
n. pl. Charlie Slang
A member of the Vietcong.

[Short for Victor Charlie, pronunciation of the letters VC (short for Vietcong) in the radiotelephony spelling alphabet of the International Civil Aviation Organization.]

charlie

(ˈtʃɑːlɪ)
n
1. informal Brit a silly person; fool
2. old-fashioned informal Austral a girl or woman
[C20: for sense 1: shortened from Charlie Hunt, rhyming slang for cunt; sense 2 is shortened from Charlie Wheeler, rhyming slang for sheila]

Charlie

(ˈtʃɑːlɪ)
n
(Communications & Information) communications a code word for the letter c

Charlie

(ˈtʃɑːlɪ) or

Charley

n
(Military) military slang US and Austral a member of the Vietcong or the Vietcong collectively: Charlie hit us with rockets.
[shortened from Victor Charlie, communications code for VC, abbreviation of Vietcong]

Charlie

(ˈtʃɑːlɪ)
n
(Recreational Drugs) slang cocaine
Translations
Cicero

Charlie

[ˈtʃɑːlɪ] N
1. (Brit) (o.f.) (= fool) → imbécil m
I felt a right Charlie!¡me sentí como un idiota!
he must have looked a right Charlie!¡debía parecer un verdadero imbécil!
2. (familiar form) of CharlesCarlitos
Charlie ChaplinCharlot

charlie

[ˈtʃɑːrli] n (= cocaine) → coco f

charlie

(Brit)
n
(inf: = fool) → Heini m (inf), → Blödmann m (inf); I felt a real charlieich kam mir richtig blöd vor (inf); I must have looked a proper charlieich muss ziemlich dumm aus der Wäsche geguckt haben (inf)
(sl: = cocaine) → Koks m (inf), → Candy m (sl)
References in classic literature ?
Charley Le Grant and I at the time were under a patrol-man named Carmintel, and the three of us were on the Reindeer, preparing for a trip, when Big Alec stepped aboard.
When they had gone inside and shut the doors after them, Charley winked with slow deliberation at me.
Charles Goodfellow, or, as he was universally called, "Charley Goodfellow," or "Old Charley Goodfellow.
Now, "Old Charley Goodfellow," although he had been in Rattleborough not longer than six months or thereabouts, and although nobody knew any thing about him before he came to settle in the neighborhood, had experienced no difficulty in the world in making the acquaintance of all the respectable people in the borough.
Our friend Charley, after disturbing the household with beat of drum and riotous shouts, races up and down the staircase, overturning of chairs, and much other uproar, began to feel the quiet and confinement within doors intolerable.
But Charley was of opinion that, if a story must be told, it had better be told by Grandfather than little Alice.
SITKA CHARLEY smoked his pipe and gazed thoughtfully at the POLICE GAZETTE illustration on the wall.
Sitka Charley looked at me in swift surprise, then back at the picture.
Me Charley," the man muttered apologetically and wearily.
The Dodger sighed again, and resumed his pipe: as did Charley Bates.
The child he was nursing stretched forth its arms and cried out to be taken by Charley.
Get out of bed, Charley, and get washed and dressed, and then I'll tell you.