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girl British & World English

A female child

that's my boy ! British & World English

Used as an expression of encouragement or admiration

the boy next door British & World English

A person perceived as familiar and dependable, typically in the context of a romantic relationship

poor little rich boy British & World English

A wealthy young person whose money brings them no contentment

paper boy British & World English

A boy (or girl) who delivers newspapers to people’s homes

girl in paper boy British & World English

A boy (or girl) who delivers newspapers to people’s homes

It girl British & World English

A young woman who has achieved celebrity because of her socialite lifestyle

bar girl British & World English

A woman or girl who works in a bar, especially an attractive woman employed to encourage customers to buy drinks

call girl British & World English

A female prostitute who accepts appointments by telephone

day girl British & World English

A girl who lives at home but attends a school where other pupils board

old girl British & World English

A former female student of a school or college

shop girl British & World English

A female shop assistant

riot girl British & World English

A member of a movement of young feminists associated with aggressive punk-style rock music

land girl British & World English

(In the UK) a woman doing farm work, especially during the Second World War

altar girl British & World English

A girl who acts as a priest’s assistant during a service, especially in the Roman Catholic Church

chorus girl British & World English

A young woman who sings or dances in the chorus of a musical

cover girl British & World English

A female model whose picture appears on magazine covers

Essex girl British & World English

A brash, materialistic young woman of a type supposedly found in Essex or surrounding areas in the south-east of England

flower girl British & World English

A woman or girl who sells flowers, especially in the street

Gibson girl British & World English

A girl typifying the fashionable ideal of the late 19th and early 20th centuries

girl crush British & World English

An intense and typically non-sexual liking or admiration felt by one woman or girl for another

girl Friday British & World English

A female assistant, especially a junior office worker

Girl Guide British & World English

A member of the Guide Association

Girl Scout British & World English

A girl belonging to the Scout Association or a similar organization

stable girl British & World English

A girl or woman employed in a stable

Valley Girl British & World English

A fashionable and affluent teenage girl from the San Fernando valley in southern California

hired girl British & World English

A female domestic servant

golden girl British & World English

A very popular or successful young woman

bachelor girl British & World English

An independent, unmarried young woman

birthday girl British & World English

A girl or woman whose birthday is being marked

daddy's girl British & World English

A girl or woman who is particularly attached to, and indulged by, her father

dancing girl British & World English

A female professional dancer, especially a member of the chorus in a musical

glamour girl British & World English

A fashionable, attractive young woman, especially a model or film star

singsong girl British & World English

(In China) a female entertainer

working girl British & World English

A woman who goes out to work rather than remaining at home

principal girl British & World English

The leading female role in a pantomime

that's my boy ! in boy British & World English

Used as an expression of encouragement or admiration

big girl's blouse in blouse British & World English

A weak, cowardly, or oversensitive man

big girl's blouse British & World English

A weak, cowardly, or oversensitive man

the boy next door in next door British & World English

A person perceived as familiar and dependable, typically in the context of a romantic relationship

Girl Guides Association British & World English

former name for Guide Association.

poor little rich boy in poor British & World English

A wealthy young person whose money brings them no contentment

boy band British & World English

A pop group composed of attractive young men (or young women), whose music and image are designed to appeal primarily to a young teenage audience

girl band in boy band British & World English

A pop group composed of attractive young men (or young women), whose music and image are designed to appeal primarily to a young teenage audience

fangirl British & World English

A female fan, especially one who is obsessive about comics, film, music, or science fiction

homeboy British & World English

An acquaintance from one’s own town or neighbourhood, or from the same social background

poster child British & World English

A person or thing that epitomizes or represents a specified quality, cause, etc.

bunny girl in bunny British & World English

A club hostess or waitress wearing a skimpy costume with ears and a tail suggestive of a rabbit

Spice Girls British & World English

An English girl band featuring Victoria Beckham, Melanie Brown, Emma Bunton, Melanie Chisholm, and Geri Halliwell, known for hit songs such as ‘Wannabe’ (1996)

geisha British & World English

A Japanese hostess trained to entertain men with conversation, dance, and song


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