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girls

noun
plural of girl

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1 a young unmarried woman
  • he's engaged to a girl that his parents really like

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2 a female person who has not yet reached adulthood
  • when I was a girl, I wanted a horse so badly

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3 a female romantic companion
  • found an old letter by my grandfather asking my grandmother to be his girl

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“Girls.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/girls. Accessed 29 Sep. 2022.

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