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girl

1. informal An adult woman. Possibly offensive. Being a girl in this industry has always been tough. A: "I hope the girl we hired knows what she's doing." B: "Bob, Ms. Henderson has over 15 years of experience. Show a little respect."
2. informal A female romantic partner. Martha and I are going for dinner this Saturday. Why don't you and your girl come with us? I thought I'd take my girl to Paris for our two-year anniversary.

the girls

1. informal A group of women of any age, especially when socializing. I'm going out with the girls this Friday. We're going to try that new Indian restaurant in town. What time are you meeting the girls for drinks?
2. slang The breasts. A: "I was shocked to see Nancy showing off the girls at dinner tonight!" B: "Oh, her dress wasn't that low-cut, Evelyn." A good push-up bra can really do the girls some justice, know what I'm saying?
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girl

1. n. a woman; a young woman. (Objectionable to some as demeaning to women.) A bunch of us girls got together for coffee today.
2. n. the queen of playing cards. (see also bitch.) What I needed in that last hand was the girl.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Fyne pacified the girl, and, fortunately, there was a bed which could be made up for her in the dressing-room.
But when the whole class was here assembled, childlike heads were seen among this bevy of young girls, ravishingly pure and virgin, faces with lips half-opened, through which shone spotless teeth, and on which a virgin smile was flickering.
"Well, there's only one thing to do," said Louis, "and that is, you must get a girl."
After the fathers were out of debt, the daughters married the sons of neighbours--usually of like nationality-- and the girls who once worked in Black Hawk kitchens are to-day managing big farms and fine families of their own; their children are better off than the children of the town women they used to serve.
Some of the girls screamed and ran back, but General Jinjur bravely stood her ground and said, reproachfully:
Chandler looked at the girl and found her swiftly drawing his interest.
"That is Metak, one of the king's sons," Xanila whispered to the girl.
Unc Nunkie, Margolotte and the Magician all stood looking at the marvelous Powder, but Ojo was more interested just then in the Patchwork Girl's brains.
The girl drew back from me with a little exclamation of surprise and disappointment.
And so it was that they came to Singapore without the girl having the slightest conception of her father's plans.
THE FLOWER GIRL [taking advantage of the military gentleman's proximity to establish friendly relations with him].
"To"--the Story Girl threw a defiant glance at me as if to say, "You can't spoil the surprise of THIS, anyway,"--"to--the Awkward Man."
Sikes's temper; for, as the girl raised him up and led him to a chair, he muttered various curses on her awkwardnewss, and struck her.
He did not know how long he had slept when a sudden sound awoke him, and opening his eyes he saw a black girl standing beside him.
He was about to call aloud in the hope that after all the girl still lived when he saw her in a tree close beside that was occupied by the baboons, and now he saw that they were snarling and jabbering at her.