American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A female child.
- n. A daughter: our youngest girl.
- n. Often Offensive A woman, especially a young woman.
- n. Informal A woman socializing in a group of women: a night out with the girls.
- n. Informal Used as a familiar form of address to express support of or camaraderie with a woman.
- n. Informal A female sweetheart: cadets escorting their girls to the ball.
- n. Offensive A female servant or employee.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A young person of either sex; a child.
- n. A female child; any young person of the female sex; a young unmarried woman.
- n. In the language of the chase, a roebuck of two years old.
- n. A maid-servant.
- n. A young female human; (in contrast to boy), a female child or young adult.
- n. Any woman, regardless of her age. See usage notes.
- n. A female servant; a maid. See usage notes.
- n. figuratively, pejorative A boy with girl-like qualities, especially squeamishness.
- n. colloquial A term of endearment. See usage notes.
- n. A girlfriend.
- n. A daughter.
- n. UK, dialect, obsolete A roebuck two years old.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. obsolete A young person of either sex; a child.
- n. A female child, from birth to the age of puberty; a young maiden.
- n. United States A female servant; a maidservant.
- n. (Zoöl.), Prov. Eng. A roebuck two years old.
- n. a young woman
- n. a female human offspring
- n. a friendly informal reference to a grown woman
- n. a youthful female person
- n. a girl or young woman with whom a man is romantically involved
- Middle English girle, child, girl. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“the Indiana girl," from the name of her pa's hotel, though it must be confessed that the sweet name of _girl_ seems sadly incongruous when applied to such a gigantic piece of humanity.”
“She's not only the prettiest girl I've seen for many a year, but she's _the girl_. ”
“I want to say I'm the new "girl," but unless you are in the South where the term girl is used as commonly as "you" in some places, I think I'm past qualifying...”
“I think some people don't understand the word 'girl crush,'" she said.”
“The main girl is a cutter who starts hanging out with a Goth girl and going to Goth clubs.”
“As a Brit in France who has just aquired a French Lady Friend, we are too old for the term girl friend!”
“Remember, Every virgin girl is saving herself for YOU.”
“I did not mean to offend you by using the term girl; I was going to assure you that we had no need of the decanter.”
“The word boy when used for an African American man is a fighting word, as is the word girl when applied to women.”
“This girl is a self-centered, flamboyant, obvious phony.”
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