Definition of girlfriend
1 : a female friend
2 : a frequent or regular female companion in a romantic or sexual relationship
Examples of girlfriend in a Sentence
My girlfriend and I have only been dating for a couple of months.
She spends hours talking on the phone with her girlfriends.
Recent Examples of girlfriend from the Web
Horace had been in the parking lot with his girlfriend and a child.
Bloom even gave Kerr a warning about the impending tabloid photos of him paddleboarding nude with his then-girlfriend Katy Perry.
The funnier and ultimately endearing bond blossoms between Nanjiani and his comatose girlfriend’s blunt-speaking dad, Terry, played by Ray Romano, the co-creator and star of, among other things, Everybody Loves Raymond.
Black female self-confidence is examined in Girls Trip’s story of four black girlfriends who attend an Essence Festival (staged by the magazine of that name) in New Orleans.
Opening act Brandon Jenner is the son of Bruce (now Caitlyn) Jenner and Linda Thompson, who was Elvis Presley’s girlfriend for several years in the 1970s.
The shooting gained widespread attention after Castile’s girlfriend, who was in the car along with her then-4-year-old daughter, livestreamed its gruesome aftermath on Facebook.
Back in 1987, Surface Noise's Bill Barriger had a fight with his girlfriend, pawned his stereo and bought a one-way plane ticket to see the Replacements in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
At some point, Chief Boyce said, Mr. Bonds and his girlfriend got into a taxi and left the area.
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First Known Use of girlfriend
GIRLFRIEND Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of girlfriend for English Language Learners
: a woman that someone is having a romantic or sexual relationship with
: a female friend
GIRLFRIEND Defined for Kids
Definition of girlfriend for Students
1 : a female friend
2 : a regular female companion of a boy or man
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