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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 ?
Feeling that he had been received with distinguished marks of attention, Steve strolled away with his topknot higher than ever, and Prince Charlie pranced across the room, saying in a free and easy tone
And Charlie went off with a laugh, glad to have struck a spark out of his meek cousin.
One day we ran into Tough Bill in the Place, and he asked Charlie for the papers he'd given him.
You'd better come and take them if you want them,' says Charlie.
EXCEPT Gilbert -- AND Charlie Sloane," said Diana, imitating Anne's italics and slyness.
Diana knew exactly what Anne thought of Charlie Sloane; but, despite sundry confidential talks, she did not know just what Anne thought of Gilbert Blythe.
Then it was that Carmack, his brother-in-law, Skookum Jim, and Cultus Charlie, another Indian, arrived in a canoe at Forty Mile, went straight to the gold commissioner, and recorded three claims and a discovery claim on Bonanza Creek.
And I went along, Skookum Jim and Cultus Charlie, too.
Charlie Sloane dared Arty Gillis to jump over it, and Arty did because he wouldn't take a dare.
Charlie Sloane says that his grandmother saw his grandfather driving home the cows one night after he'd been buried for a year.
My suspense was truly painful; and, at first, it gave me delightful relief to observe, in hurrying by the farmhouse, Charlie, the fiercest of the pointers, lying under a window, with swelled head and bleeding ear.
Miss Cathy rejected the peace-offering of the terrier, and demanded her own dogs, Charlie and Phoenix.