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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.


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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