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English noun: girl

1. girl (person) a young woman


SamplesA young lady of 18.


Synonymsfille, miss, missy, young lady, young woman


Broader (hypernym)adult female, woman


Narrower (hyponym)babe, baby, belle, bimbo, bird, chachka, chick, chit, colleen, dame, doll, flapper, gal, gamine, Gibson girl, hoyden, jeune fille, lass, lassie, maid, maiden, May queen, mill-girl, party girl, peri, queen of the May, ring girl, romp, rosebud, sex bomb, sex kitten, sexpot, shop girl, sister, skirt, soubrette, sweater girl, tchotchke, tchotchkeleh, tomboy, tsatske, tshatshke, valley girl, wench, working girl, young girl

2. girl (person) a youthful female person


SamplesThe baby was a girl.
The girls were just learning to ride a tricycle.


Synonymsfemale child, little girl


Broader (hypernym)female, female person


Narrower (hyponym)Campfire Girl, farm girl, flower girl, moppet, schoolgirl, Scout


Antonymsboy, male child

3. girl (person) a female human offspring


SamplesHer daughter cared for her in her old age.


Synonymsdaughter


Broader (hypernym)female offspring


Narrower (hyponym)mother's daughter


Antonymsson, boy

4. girl (person) a girl or young woman with whom a man is romantically involved


SamplesHis girlfriend kicked him out.


Synonymsgirlfriend, lady friend


Broader (hypernym)adult female, lover, woman

5. girl (person) a friendly informal reference to a grown woman


SamplesMrs. Smith was just one of the girls.


Broader (hypernym)adult female, woman









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