But now I think, My father! That man of rectitude! Going into a pawnshop! How incongruous! Indeed, this part of the story was told in a hushed but delighted tone, as if the pawnshop episode was disreputable - like sneaking into a girly show - and transgressive - some line had been crossed - but also courageous and self-sacrificing: look what my father was willing to put himself through in order to do the right thing!
The Girlie Show World Tour was the fourth concert tour by American singer and songwriter Madonna, in support of her fifth studio album, Erotica. The tour visited
1 girlie magazine/picture/etc. a magazine/etc. which shows women wearing few or no clothes
2 INFORMAL typically feminine in character, or suitable for girls rather than boys:
My sister has always been a very girlie girl, not like me.
We had a real girlie chat.
We do lots of girlie things together.
DISAPPROVING Sometimes she speaks in this silly, girly voice.