HyperDic: girl

English > 5 senses of the word girl:
NOUNperson girl, miss, missy, young lady, young woman, fillea young woman
person girl, female child, little girla youthful female person
person girl, daughtera female human offspring
person girl, girlfriend, lady frienda girl or young woman with whom a man is romantically involved
person girla friendly informal reference to a grown woman
girl > pronunciation
Soundsger'l
Rhymesbirle ... whorl: 16 rhymes with erl...
English > girl: 5 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA young woman.
Synonymsmiss, missy, young lady, young woman, fille
NarrowerGibson girlThe idealized American girl of the 1890s as pictured by C. D. Gibson
May queen, queen of the MayThe girl chosen queen of a May Day festival
belleA young woman who is the most charming and beautiful of several rivals
bimboA young woman indulged by rich and powerful older men
chachka, tsatske, tshatshke, tchotchke, tchotchkeleh(Yiddish) an attractive, unconventional woman
chitA dismissive term for a girl who is immature or who lacks respect
colleenAn Irish girl
dame, doll, wench, skirt, chick, birdinformal terms for a (young) woman
flapperA young woman in the 1920s who flaunted her unconventional conduct and dress
galalliterative term for girl (or woman)
gamineA girl of impish appeal
lass, lassie, young girl, jeune filleA girl or young woman who is unmarried
maid, maidenAn unmarried girl (especially a virgin)
mill-girlA girl who works in a mill
party girlAn attractive young woman hired to attend parties / parties and entertain men
periA beautiful and graceful girl
ring girlA young woman who holds up cards indicating the number of the next round at prize fights
rosebud(a literary reference to) a pretty young girl
sex kitten, sexpot, sex bombA young woman who is thought to have sex appeal
shop girlA young female shop assistant
soubretteA pert or flirtatious young girl
sweater girlA girl with an attractive bust who wears tight sweaters
tomboy, romp, hoydenA girl who behaves in a boyish manner
valley girlA girl who grew up in the tract housing in the San Fernando Valley
working girlA young woman who is employed
Broaderwoman, adult femaleAn adult female person (as opposed to a man)
Spanishchica, chico, fille, jovencita, joven, muchacha, mujercita, niña, señorita, señorito
Catalanfille, noia, senyoreta
Nounsgirlhoodthe childhood of a girl / girl / girl
English > girl: 5 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA youthful female person.
Examples
  • "the baby was a girl"
  • "the girls were just learning to ride a tricycle"
Synonymsfemale child, little girl
NarrowerCampfire GirlA girl who is a member of Campfire Girls
ScoutA Boy Scout or Girl Scout
farm girlA girl who has grown up on a farm
flower girlA young girl who carries flowers in a (wedding) procession
moppetA little girl (usually one you are fond of)
schoolgirlA girl attending school
Broaderfemale, female personA person who belongs to the sex that can have babies
Oppositemale child, boyA youthful male person
Spanishchavala, chica, chiquitina, jovencita, joven, lola, moza, muchacha, nena, niña, pequeña, rapaza, zagala
Catalanal·lota, mossa, nena, noia, pubilla, xavala, xicota, xiqueta
Nounsgirlhoodthe childhood of a girl / girl / girl
English > girl: 5 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningA female human offspring.
Synonymdaughter
Narrowermother's daughterA daughter who is favored / favored by and similar to her mother
Broaderfemale offspringA child who is female
Oppositeson, boyA male human offspring
Spanishhija, hijo, niña
Catalanfilla
English > girl: 5 senses > noun 4, person
MeaningA girl or young woman with whom a man is romantically involved.
Example"his girlfriend kicked him out"
Synonymsgirlfriend, lady friend
BroaderloverA person who loves someone or is loved by someone
woman, adult femaleAn adult female person (as opposed to a man)
Spanishchica, compañera, compañera sentimental, novia, pareja, prometida
Catalancompanya, companya sentimental, nòvia, parella, promesa, xicota
English > girl: 5 senses > noun 5, person
MeaningA friendly informal reference to a grown woman.
Example"Mrs. Smith was just one of the girls"
Broaderwoman, adult femaleAn adult female person (as opposed to a man)
Spanishchica, mujer
Catalannoia

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