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Definition of "ghillie" [ghillie]

  • Variant of gillie. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "ghillie" in a sentence
  • "My ghillie is a 3/4 length cape with sleeves and separate leggings and headgear."
  • "Krainer was wearing a military-style camouflage outfit known as a ghillie suit."
  • "One thing I quickly learned was to not call my guide a "ghillie," which Americans use to mean fishing guide but which literally means "servant" in Ireland."