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girl Friday

noun

Simple Definition of girl Friday

  • : a woman who does many different jobs in an office : a female office assistant

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of girl Friday

  1. :  a female assistant (as in an office) entrusted with a wide variety of tasks

Origin and Etymology of girl friday

girl + Friday (as in man Friday)


First Known Use: 1940


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