valley girl

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valley girl (plural valley girls)

  1. (US, slang) A girl or young woman from San Fernando Valley.
    • 2010, John C. Wells, accents map
      Note the intrusion into British demotic (“me and Cheryl were having”) of the valley-girl quotative be, like.

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Girls from this area are often stereotyped by outsiders as superficial and material. As such, even a girl not from the San Fernando Valley may be erroneously referred to as a valley girl, almost always pejoratively.

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