Definition for girlfriend

noun as in female acquaintance or romantic companion

Strongest matches

companion, friend, partner, sweetheart

Strong matches

confidante, date, flame, intimate, steady

Weak matches

fiancée, soul mate

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Example Sentences

My girlfriend eventually extricated us from the conversation and brought me to the back patio where we got a table.

From Ozy

He greets viewers and introduces us to his girlfriend, Annachiara Zoppas, who lies on a couch reading Anne Frank’s The Diary of a Young Girl.

She went directly to their female support staff and to their girlfriends and wives before she even came in for her meetings.

From Fortune

As far as he’s concerned, that means she doesn’t really exist — which means it’s fine for him to string her along even though he has a girlfriend and never actually try to kiss her.

From Vox

He admitted during sentencing that he’d been smoking meth all day with his buddy and thought I was a guy who had been hitting on his girlfriend earlier that night.

From Ozy

The phone is apparently the one he took from his girlfriend after shooting her outside Baltimore and heading for New York.

Thus begins an episode of The Mindy Project centered around a guy trying to have butt sex with his girlfriend.

According to the friend, Brinsley rang his ex-girlfriend, an Air Force reservist named Shaneka Thompson, to no avail.

He had shot and wounded his ex-girlfriend early that morning in Baltimore and headed for his native Brooklyn.

He had by that point shot his ex-girlfriend and he had to know the police were looking for him.

Marcus got suspended from school and fought with his dad and wondered if he was good enough for his kick-ass girlfriend.

There was one, Cliff Boll, who could neither read nor write so he got several of us to write his letters to his girlfriend.

Last time, he took me to the school yard and showed me you and your girlfriend.

One morning she had brought her daughter to the China department in order to select a wedding-present for a girlfriend.

What I found in the cave was the body of my first girlfriend.


On this page you'll find 30 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to girlfriend, such as: companion, friend, partner, sweetheart, confidante, and date.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.