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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- An adolescent immature girl; Literally, a fish for baking or frying..

Usage examples (4)
  • I knew, of course, it was but an innocent game on her part, a bit of backfisch foolery in imitation of some simulacrum of fake romance
  • I wish I could see myself as you see me -- foreshortened into a backfisch.
  • In English there is flapper, in French there is ingénue, and in German there is backfisch.
  • She was at the backfisch age. for more
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