What does filly mean?

Definitions for fillyˈfɪl i

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. filly(noun)

    a young female horse under the age of four


  1. filly(Noun)

    A young female horse.

  2. filly(Noun)

    A young attractive female.

    Hey, Homer, get a load of the gams on that filly!

  3. Origin: From fylja ( > Danish føl).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Filly(noun)

    a female foal or colt; a young mare. Cf. Colt, Foal

  2. Filly(noun)

    a lively, spirited young girl

  3. Origin: [Cf. Icel. fylia, fr. foli foal. See Foal.]


  1. Filly

    A filly is a young female horse too young to be called a mare. There are two specific definitions in use. ⁕In most cases filly is a female horse under the age of four years. ⁕In some nations, such as the United Kingdom and the United States, the world of horse racing sets the cutoff age for fillies as younger than five years. The equivalent term for a male is a colt. When horses of either sex are less than one year of age, they are referred to as foals. Horses between one and two years of age may also be called yearlings.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Filly

    fil′i, n. a young mare: a lively, wanton girl. [Dim. of foal.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of filly in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of filly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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