- dolly bird
- • an attractive (usually heavily made-up) woman. A vogue term of the 60's only really used in a derogatory way now. i.e. "Most of those girls in marketing are just dolly birds". Also used in an abbreviated form. e.g. "This place is dripping with dolly".
Londonisms dictionary. 2014.
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