A female of very low peer status due to flawed character. Any peer status is generally presumed to have been attained due to one or more of the following dubious ploys:

1. Lying, spreading rumors, or gossiping about someone behind their back.

2. Responding in a promiscuous manner to "cat calls" or "sleeping around". (Hollering back, or Hollering from her back.)

3. Having wealthy or politically connected parents. ("Hollaback" connotes a wealthy suburb of the city referencing the "Hollywood" neighborhoods of pop culture soap operas like "Beverly Hills 90210", "Melrose Place", "Party of Five", "Dawson's Creek" or "The O.C.".)

Said girl is widely presumed to not have the character to face their accused in good faith or a fair fight.

Due to the popularity of the Gwen Stafani song in 2005 and the general acceptance of suburban white teens it is no longer an exclusively "urban" term and if used will surely identify the user as someone who is hopelessly behind the curve. The only legitimate use of the term as of the summer of 2005 is as about oneself in a self effacing manner to elicit humor or disdain for contemporary pop culture buzzwords or phrases.
Johniqua Kerry would surely have won the election over Georgiqua Bush had she not married into money and been exposed as the hollaback girl candidate by the Swift Boat posse.
by Deegeejay October 13, 2005
(n.) A Woman who is attracted to a Man, even though the man is not geninuely intrested in her and does not treat her in a respectful manner. This woman will "Hollaback" at this man, no matter how many times he "be tryin' to diss her and play 'er and all that sh*t.uh-uh! I ain't no Hollabak Bitch, so youse bets get the steppin, bra."
Gwen Stafani sings about Shit and Bananas in an all-girl Japanese School (with a school team mascot as a Shit Banana) full of cheerleaders when she's 35-years old? WTF?
by M. Mathers June 02, 2005
a girl who doesn't spend her time discussing issues and trying to win over others with logic but rather prefers to throw down and convince skeptics through fisticuffs or a good ass kicking.
ex. Gwen Stafani's song. When another girl said some bad things about her thinking she wouldn't find out, the character in Gwen's song didn't want to discuss the matter, she simply went to the offender and kicked her big mouthed butt.
by Maleficent March 29, 2005
I have no idea what this means but apparently Gwen Stefani isn't one and it has something to do with bananas.
In the song, Gwen Stefani keeps repeating the spelling of bananas and talking about how she "aint no hollaback girl"
by Katherine Lafalot March 11, 2008
how George learned how to spell bananas.
this shit is bananas

-Hollaback Girl
by GeoJordan September 05, 2007
a holla back girl is one that likes to get with men and knows them for 20 mins and well, yeah
You know savanah, she is such a holla' back girl

Gwen has that song, holla back girl
but she aint one...i think
by asldkj May 02, 2007
"holla back girl" goes waaaaaaaay beyond simply not being a doormat. As noted elsewhere, at it's simplest, a "holla back girl" is one who waits for the lead cheerleader to holler, before she hollers back. In Stefani's song, she's responding to someone who said some shit about her, and she's saying teling that person that she's not the type to simply holler some shit back. Instead, she's gonna deliver an asskickin' to the shit-talker. Thus, in the context that Stefani uses the term, a "holla back girl" is someone who's nothin' but talk.
An holla back girl's response to being insulted:
Girl 1: You're a bitch.
HB Girl: No, you're a bitch. And you're fat and ugly too!

A NON-HB Girl's response to the same insult:
Girl 1: You're a bitch.
NHB Girl punches Girl 1 in the face, making further commentary entirely unecessary.
by Paul Kz November 26, 2005
1. A term invented by Gwen Stefani that she pulled completely from her vapid blond ass.
2. A song made by Gwen Stefani in which she articulates a love for the consumption of bananas and fecal matter, suggesting that Ms. Stefani is, in the final analysis, actually a hairless, hyperevolved monkey rather than a human.
"Gwen Stefani's song Hollaback Girl is the kind of top 100 song that makes you lose faith in the entire human race all at once."
by President Laura Roslin September 09, 2005

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