girl meaning

EN[ɡɜːl] [ɡɝl] [-ɜː(ɹ)l]
  • A girl is a female human from birth through childhood and adolescence to attainment of adulthood when she becomes a woman. The term girl may also be used to mean a young woman, and is often used as a synonym for daughter.
EN Girl

    Definition of girl in English Dictionary

  • NounPLgirls
    1. A young female human; (in contrast to boy), a female child or young adult.
      1. No matter how early I came down, I would find him on the veranda, smoking cigarettes, or [ …] . And at last I began to realize in my harassed soul that all elusion was futile, and to take such holidays as I could get, when he was off with a girl, in a spirit of thankfulness.
    2. Any woman, regardless of her age. (see usage notes).
      1. A female servant; a maid. (see usage notes).
        1. (uncommon) A queen (the playing card.).
          1. COL A term of endearment. (see usage notes).
            1. A girlfriend.
              1. I'm going to meet my girl over there. ‎
            2. A daughter.
              1. Your girl turned up on our doorstep. ‎
            3. (Britain, dialect) OBS A roebuck two years old.
              1. (US) SLA Cocaine, especially in powder form.
                1. A familiar way of addressing a female dog.
                  1. Go fetch the stick, Lassie! That's a good girl! ‎
              2. More Examples
                1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                  • Go hork the kegs from out back, and then go to the party across the street and hork some girls back.
                  • The girl sleuth in a retro-pomo pop-culture winkfest that has everything but a good mystery, which was all it needed.
                  • In contrast, other studies found that peripubertal obesity in girls is associated with hyperandrogenemia.
                2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                  • He hopes to firm up his biceps a bit before meeting the girls.
                  • As he swallowed the soup his heart warmed to this fool of a girl.
              • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
                1. Nouns
                  • Countable nouns
                Related Links:
                1. en girls
                2. en girlish
                3. en girlfriend
                4. en girly
                5. en girlfriends
                Source: Wiktionary
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                Meaning of girl for the defined word.

                Grammatically, this word "girl" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
                Difficultness: Level 1
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                Definiteness: Level 9
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