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homegirl

noun home·girl \ˈhōm-ˌgərl\

Simple Definition of homegirl

  • : a girl or woman from your own neighborhood or hometown

  • : a girl or woman who is one of your friends

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of homegirl

  1. 1 :  a girl or woman from one's neighborhood, hometown, or region

  2. 2 :  a girl or woman who is a member of one's peer group

  3. 3 :  an inner-city girl or woman

Examples of homegirl in a sentence

  1. She was happy to be back home with her homegirls.



1934

First Known Use of homegirl

1934


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