birdie etymology

English word birdie comes from English -ie, English bird

Detailed word origin of birdie

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ie English (eng) (occasionally, sometimes, derogatory) Forming nouns signifying the person associated with suffixed noun or verb.. Forming diminutive or affectionate forms of nouns or names.
bird English (eng) (figuratively) To seek for game or plunder; to thieve.. To catch or shoot birds.. To observe or identify wild birds in their natural environment The vulgar hand gesture in which the middle finger is extended. A prison sentence. (Asian slang) A penis. (UK, Ireland, slang) Girlfriend. [from the early 20th c.]. (UK, US, slang) A girl or woman, especially one considered sexually attractive.. [...]
birdie English (eng) (intransitive, golf) To score a birdie.. (transitive, golf) To score a birdie. (Philippines, slang) A man's penis.. (badminton) A shuttlecock.. (diminutive) A bird; a birdling.. (electronics) An electromagnetic signal generated from within an electronic device.. (golf) The completion of a hole one stroke below par.. (usually preceded by "the") A certain rude gesture in some countries, formed [...]

Words with the same origin as birdie

Descendants of -ie
anyone auntie barbie blondie bookie brownie cutie doggie girlie hottie junkie maggie movie one rookie someone sweetie un wan yan yen young youth youthful
Descendants of bird
tweet