Meaning of girl

girl

Pronunciation: (gûrl), [key]
— n.
  1. a female child, from birth to full growth.
  2. a young, immature woman, esp. formerly, an unmarried one.
  3. a daughter: My wife and I have two girls.
  4. . a grown woman, esp. when referred to familiarly: She's having the girls over for bridge next week.
  5. girlfriend; sweetheart.
  6. a female servant.
  7. a female employee.
  8. a female who is from or native to a given place: She's a Missouri girl.
    1. a range of sizes from 7 to 14, for garments made for girls.
    2. a garment in this size range.
    3. the department or section of a store where these garments are sold.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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