girl Friday

noun

Definition of girl Friday

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

First Known Use of girl Friday

1928, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for girl Friday

girl + Friday (as in man Friday)

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“Girl Friday.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/girl%20Friday. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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