What does girl mean?

Definitions for girl
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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word girl.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. girl, miss, missy, young lady, young woman, fille(noun)

    a young woman

    "a young lady of 18"

  2. female child, girl, little girl(noun)

    a youthful female person

    "the baby was a girl"; "the girls were just learning to ride a tricycle"

  3. daughter, girl(noun)

    a female human offspring

    "her daughter cared for her in her old age"

  4. girlfriend, girl, lady friend(noun)

    a girl or young woman with whom a man is romantically involved

    "his girlfriend kicked him out"

  5. girl(noun)

    a friendly informal reference to a grown woman

    "Mrs. Smith was just one of the girls"

Wiktionary

  1. girl(Noun)

    A young female (in contrast to boy), usually a child or adolescent.

    Amanda is a girl of 16.

  2. girl(Noun)

    Any woman, regardless of her age. See usage notes.

  3. girl(Noun)

    A female servant; a maid. See usage notes.

  4. girl(Noun)

    A boy with girl-like qualities, especially squeamishness.

    Stop being such a girl and punch back.

  5. girl(Noun)

    A queen (the playing card.)

  6. girl(Noun)

    A term of endearment. See usage notes.

  7. girl(Noun)

    a girlfriend.

    I'm going to meet my girl over there.

  8. girl(Noun)

    a daughter.

    Your girl turned up on our doorstep.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Girl(noun)

    a young person of either sex; a child

  2. Girl(noun)

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

  3. Girl(noun)

    a female servant; a maidservant

  4. Girl(noun)

    a roebuck two years old

  5. Origin: [OE. girle, gerle, gurle, a girl (in sense 1): cf. LG. gr child.]

Freebase

  1. Girl

    A girl is any female human from birth through childhood and adolescence to attainment of adulthood when she becomes a woman. The term may also be used to mean a young woman. The word is also often used as a synonym for daughter.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Girl

    gėrl, n. a female child: a young unmarried woman: a maid-servant.—n. Girl′hood, the state or time of being a girl.—adj. Girl′ish, of or like a girl.—adv. Girl′ishlyn. Girl′ishness. [Prob. from Old Low Ger. gör, a child, with dim. suffix -l.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'girl' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #643

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'girl' in Written Corpus Frequency: #553

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'girl' in Nouns Frequency: #115

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of girl in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of girl in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jerry Morgan:

    I never seen him with a girl.

  2. Bettie Page:

    I never was the girl next door

  3. Bill Clinton:

    In the spring of 1971 I met a girl.

  4. Kay Aimes:

    Way to go, girl ! You guys are crazy.

  5. Kimberly Lord:

    Amy was the girl everyone wanted to be.

Images & Illustrations of girl

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