Definitions of colleen

  1. an Irish girl

Usage examples for colleen

  1. Among the best known are The Colleen Bawn, Arrah- na- Pogue, Faust and Marguerite, and The Shaughraun. – A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature by John W. Cousin
  2. But, anyway, you want to have an eye out for the Colleen to- morrow, for I'm telling you I never see her sail like she did yesterday coming across the Bay. – The Seiners by James B. (James Brendan) Connolly
  3. The colleen of the world, she was! – Rossmoyne by Unknown