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girlfriend Line breaks: girl|friend
Pronunciation: /ˈɡəːlfrɛnd/

Definition of girlfriend in English:


1A person’s regular female companion with whom they have a romantic or sexual relationship: he lives with his girlfriend
More example sentences
  • When the two develop relationships with girlfriends, jealous tempers flare.
  • I've probably had more boyfriends than girlfriends, but my relationships with women have lasted longer.
  • This is proved when he talks about Jess, his girlfriend, whom he met in a lift in Milan.
sweetheart, woman, girl, partner, significant other, lover, fiancée;
informalsteady, date, WAGs (wives and girlfriends)
British informalgirlf, bird
Irish informalmot
North American informalsqueeze, patootie
Australian informaldona
Indian informalbibi
1.1A woman’s female friend: she would rather go to the cinema with a girlfriend
More example sentences
  • I think it's high time you selected both your men friends and your girlfriends more carefully.
  • She constantly had to be surrounded by her girlfriends, guy friends, and me… all the time.
  • Angela also has girlfriends and confidantes who advise her how to ensure that her loss of virginity is not discovered by her husband.

Words that rhyme with girlfriend

penfriend • boyfriend

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