a silly, empty-headed young girl. A jocu-lar diminutive of bimbo, popular in the mid-1980s, first in the USA and then, via magazine articles, in Britain, where it has been enthusiastically taken up and over-used in the tabloid press.

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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