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Definitions and Synonyms of girl | Another word for girl | What is girl?

Definition 1: a young female - [noun denoting person]

Samples where girl or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a young lady of 18

Synonyms for girl in the sense of this definition

(girl is a kind of ...) an adult female person (as opposed to a man)

"the woman kept house while the man hunted"

(... is a kind of girl ) a young woman who is the most charming and beautiful of several rivals

"she was the belle of the ball"

(... is a kind of girl ) an attractive young woman hired to attend parties and entertain men

(... is a kind of girl ) a beautiful and graceful girl

(... is a kind of girl ) a young woman who holds up cards indicating the number of the next round at prize fights

(... is a kind of girl ) (a literary reference to) a pretty young girl

(... is a kind of girl ) a young woman who is thought to have sex appeal

(... is a kind of girl ) a young female shop assistant

(... is a kind of girl ) a pert or flirtatious young girl

(... is a kind of girl ) a girl with an attractive bust who wears tight sweaters

(... is a kind of girl ) a girl who behaves in a boyish manner

(... is a kind of girl ) a girl who grew up in the tract housing in the San Fernando Valley

(... is a kind of girl ) a girl who works in a mill

(... is a kind of girl ) the girl chosen queen of a May Day festival

(... is a kind of girl ) a young woman indulged by rich and powerful older men

(... is a kind of girl ) (Yiddish) an attractive, unconventional woman

(... is a kind of girl ) a dismissive term for a girl who is immature or who lacks respect

"she was incensed that this chit of a girl should dare to make a fool of her in front of the class" "she's a saucy chit"

(... is a kind of girl ) an Irish girl

(... is a kind of girl ) informal terms for a (young) woman

(... is a kind of girl ) a young woman in the 1920s who flaunted her unconventional conduct and dress

(... is a kind of girl ) alliterative term for girl (or woman)

(... is a kind of girl ) a girl of impish appeal

(... is a kind of girl ) the idealized American girl of the 1890s as pictured by C. D. Gibson

(... is a kind of girl ) a girl or young woman who is unmarried

(... is a kind of girl ) an unmarried girl (especially a virgin)

(... is a kind of girl ) a young woman who is employed

Definition 2: a girl or young woman with whom a man is romantically involved - [noun denoting person]

Samples where girl or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his girlfriend kicked him out

Synonyms for girl in the sense of this definition

(girl is a kind of ...) a person who loves someone or is loved by someone

(girl is a kind of ...) an adult female person (as opposed to a man)

"the woman kept house while the man hunted"

Definition 3: a youthful female person - [noun denoting person]

Samples where girl or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the baby was a girl
  • the girls were just learning to ride a tricycle

Synonyms for girl in the sense of this definition

(girl is a kind of ...) a person who belongs to the sex that can have babies

(... is a kind of girl ) a girl who is a member of Campfire Girls; for girls age 7-18

(... is a kind of girl ) a girl who has grown up on a farm

(... is a kind of girl ) a young girl who carries flowers in a (wedding) procession

(... is a kind of girl ) a little girl (usually one you are fond of)

(... is a kind of girl ) a girl attending school

(... is a kind of girl ) a Boy Scout or Girl Scout

Definition 4: a friendly informal reference to a grown woman - [noun denoting person]

Samples where girl or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Mrs. Smith was just one of the girls

(girl is a kind of ...) an adult female person (as opposed to a man)

"the woman kept house while the man hunted"

Definition 5: a female human offspring - [noun denoting person]

Samples where girl or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • her daughter cared for her in her old age

Synonyms for girl in the sense of this definition

(girl is a kind of ...) a child who is female

(... is a kind of girl ) a daughter who is favored by and similar to her mother

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