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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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And in stolen half-hours of meeting I came to know all the sweet madness of boy's love and girl's love.
THE FLOWER GIRL [taking advantage of the military gentleman's proximity to establish friendly relations with him].
"This war will be pleasant," replied the girl, cheerfully.
"My ankle does hurt yet," admitted the girl, attempting a limping step.
"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."
At any other time, this remonstrance, and the tone in which it was delivered, would have had the desired effect; but the girl being really weak and exhausted, dropped her head over the back of the chair, and fainted, before Mr.
Morning had hardly dawned when the Fairy awoke the Prince, and giving him the glass axe again she told him to cut up all the wood he had felled the day before, and to put it in bundles ready for firewood; at the same time she warned him once more against approaching or speaking a word to the black girl if he met her in the wood.
"But I did, though," insisted the girl, seeing the real horror that the man felt in the presence of such an idea reflected in his tone and manner, and rather enjoying baiting him still further.
Fyne, it seems that without being very perceptibly less "odious" than his family he had in a rather mysterious fashion interposed his authority for the protection of the girl. "Not that he cares," explained Flora.
In fact, without any one being able to explain the ascendancy which this young girl obtained over all who came in contact with her, she exercised over the little world around her a prestige not unlike that of Bonaparte upon his soldiers.
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.
He got up, stretched, turned around a few times and lay down again, and the girl opened her eyes and looked into mine.
"I'll give you until noon, Daddy," said the girl in a voice which carried a more strongly defined tone of authority than her father's soft drawl, "and then I shall come into that room, if I have to use an axe, and bring you out--do you understand?"
Those girls had grown up in the first bitter-hard times, and had got little schooling themselves.