Definition for girl

noun as in female child

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child, kid, little one, young one, youngster

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daughter, gamine, schoolgirl

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hoyden, pixie, tomboy

noun as in young female person

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damsel, gal, lass, lassie, mademoiselle, miss

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Example Sentences

Another cheer parent, April Grant, told VOSD she also found the reasoning they cut Ingalls’ daughter suspect, because several other girls caught vaping in recent years made the team.

If you find a girl who is interested in calculus, you don’t squash that.

She’s the girl next door that millennials grew up with, from her debut on Saved by the Bell and as a cheerleader on Bring It On.

From Ozy

Data from the CRISPR’d baby girls, for example, showed that the experiment littered their genomes with off-target edits at the embryo stage.

The good news is that the Malala Fund and its partners are working to mitigate some of the current challenges to girls’ learning.

From Fortune

The brother of a girl who made her debut in New Orleans society was shaking his fists in excitement.

But, but … there was a token black girl in the background, Target cried in its defense!

Once upon a time, a girl named Onika Maraj dreamed of being an actress.

But religious tolerance would be a wholesome goodie for every boy and girl.

They made quiet plans together, saying that when they had a child together, they wanted a girl called Grace.

Was he really condemned to an eternal solitude because of the girl who had died so many years ago?

The two little Pontelliers were with him, and he carried Madame Ratignolle's little girl in his arms.

"I hope you don't think I speak always to strangers, like that," said the girl in the rose hat.

The young man smiled at the girl, as he crushed up the notes and stuffed them into his pocket.

Sometimes it was a young girl, again a widow; but as often as not it was some interesting married woman.


On this page you'll find 41 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to girl, such as: child, kid, little one, young one, youngster, and daughter.

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