Simple Definition of girl
: a female child
: a young woman
: a usually young woman from a specified kind of place
Examples of girl in a sentence
Is this your little girl?
a group of teenage girls
His parents hope he'll soon find a nice girl, settle down, and get married.
Wait till the girls back home hear about this!
Our boss thinks of herself as just one of the girls.
She went out dancing with the girls.
They just hired a new girl to do the filing.
Origin and Etymology of girl
Middle English gurle, girle young person of either sex
First Known Use: 14th century
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