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
Beyoncé and Jay Z welcomed their baby, Blue Ivy, into the world at Lenox Hill, as did Chelsea Clinton and her husband, and Simon Cowell and his girlfriend.
He was suspected in the fatal shooting of his 50-year-old girlfriend, Reyna Gonzalez Zamora, at her apartment.
Charged along with Woods in the double homicide are Kiontay Cason, 23; Greenwood, his girlfriend, Michelle Hughes, 28, David Johnson V, David Johnson IV and Woods' father-in-law, David Johnson III.
Lisa, the girlfriend of Rachel Posner, has gone from loose end to full-blown threat—especially now that Doug has confronted but not killed her.
Deborah Kelley, 59, a resident of Piedmont, California, was accused of spending tens of thousands of dollars to pay for trips for Navnoor Kang and his girlfriend to New Orleans and Park City, Utah, and VIP tickets to a Paul McCartney concert.
On the advice of his then girlfriend (now wife), Agarwal joined the company as a software engineer.
So lasso your geeky girlfriends together and grab your tickets to this celebration of one of the most enduring and inspiring characters ever created.
Jacob Brewer, 21, took the opportunity during his vacation to propose to his girlfriend, Taylor Adcock, 21 as hundreds of people looked on and applauded.
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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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