girl, miss, missy, young lady, young woman, fille(noun)
a young woman
"a young lady of 18"
female child, girl, little girl(noun)
a youthful female person
"the baby was a girl"; "the girls were just learning to ride a tricycle"
a female human offspring
"her daughter cared for her in her old age"
girlfriend, girl, lady friend(noun)
a girl or young woman with whom a man is romantically involved
"his girlfriend kicked him out"
a friendly informal reference to a grown woman
"Mrs. Smith was just one of the girls"
A young female (in contrast to boy), usually a child or adolescent.
Amanda is a girl of 16.
Any woman, regardless of her age. See usage notes.
A female servant; a maid. See usage notes.
A boy with girl-like qualities, especially squeamishness.
Stop being such a girl and punch back.
A queen (the playing card.)
A term of endearment. See usage notes.
I'm going to meet my girl over there.
Your girl turned up on our doorstep.
a young person of either sex; a child
a female child, from birth to the age of puberty; a young maiden
a female servant; a maidservant
a roebuck two years old
Origin: [OE. girle, gerle, gurle, a girl (in sense 1): cf. LG. gr child.]
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
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′ishly—n. Girl′ishness. [Prob. from Old Low Ger. gör, a child, with dim. suffix -l.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'girl' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #643
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'girl' in Written Corpus Frequency: #553
Rank popularity for the word 'girl' in Nouns Frequency: #115
The numerical value of girl in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of girl in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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