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girl

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of girl

  1. 1 a young unmarried woman <most men would jump at the chance to marry a girl like that> Synonyms damsel, demoiselle, maid, maiden, miss Related Words virgin; deb, debutante, ingenue (or ingénue); bird [chiefly British], chick [slang], chicken, chit, filly, lass, lassie, sheila [Australian & New Zealand], sister; colleen, mademoiselle, senhorita, senorita (or señorita)

  2. 2 a female person who has not yet reached adulthood <when I was a girl, I wanted a horse so badly> Synonyms filly, lass, lassie, miss, missy, nymph, sheila [Australian & New Zealand] Related Words bobby-soxer, junior miss, schoolgirl, subdebutante, teenybopper; gamine, hoyden, pixie (also pixy), romp, snip, tomboy

  3. 3 a female romantic companion <sent her a note asking her to be his girl> Synonyms gal, gill, girlfriend, inamorata, lady, ladylove, old lady, womanRelated Words mistress, moll; beloved, darling, dear, favorite, flame, honey, love, lover, significant other, sweet, sweetheart, valentine




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