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  • n. A young woman who behaves in a manner similar to a young man, namely being boisterous and loud and drinking to excess.


lad + -ette (Wiktionary)



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  • "The Ministry of Justice figures also show reoffending rates among women have grown at four times that of men further fuelling concerns over the impact of the "ladette" culture."

    October 7, 2015

  • A girl who behaves like a lad.

    May 1, 2008