Definitions for: Girl


[n] a female human offspring; "her daughter cared for her in her old age"
[n] a youthful female person; "the baby was a girl"; "the girls were just learning to ride a tricycle"
[n] a young woman; "a young lady of 18"
[n] a friendly informal reference to a grown woman; "Mrs. Smith was just one of the girls"
[n] a girl or young woman with whom a man is romantically involved; "his girlfriend kicked him out"



Webster (1913) Definition: Girl, n. [OE. girle, gerle, gurle, a girl (in sense 1):
cf. LG. g["o]r child.]
1. A young person of either sex; a child. [Obs.] --Chaucer.

2. A female child, from birth to the age of puberty; a young
maiden.

3. A female servant; a maidservant. [U. S.]

4. (Zo["o]l.) A roebuck two years old. [Prov. Eng.]

Synonyms: daughter, female child, fille, girlfriend, lady friend, little girl, miss, missy, young lady, young woman

Antonyms: boy, male child, son

See Also: adult female, baby, bachelor girl, belle, bimbo, bird, campfire girl, chick, colleen, dame, doll, farm girl, female, female offspring, female person, flapper, flower girl, gal, Gibson girl, girl scout, hoyden, jeune fille, lass, lassie, lover, maid, maiden, May queen, mill-girl, mother's daughter, party girl, peri, queen of the May, romp, rosebud, schoolgirl, shop girl, sister, skirt, soubrette, sweater girl, tomboy, wench, woman, working girl, young girl

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