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girlfriend

1. A female romantic partner. Have you met my girlfriend, Kelly? We've only been on two dates, so I wouldn't say she's my girlfriend or anything.
2. A female's female friend. Can be used as a term of address between females. I'm taking my daughter and a few of her girlfriends to a concert tonight. Hey, girlfriend! How are you?
3. slang A term of address used by a gay man for another gay man. Oh, girlfriend, no—you cannot choose that color of paint.

girlfriend

n. one’s female friend. (This sense in addition to the Standard English meaning that includes steady date, female lover, etc. A term of address primarily between females.) Look, girlfriend, you can’t let him treat you like that!
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"Girlfriends Day Out," which was held outside on a beautiful day, is in its second year and drew over 200 women from various suburbs of Chicago.
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"I knew it was her girlfriend due to the way she was speaking to her.
Ingrid Seward, the editor-in-chief of Majesty magazine at the time, also stated that her gaining official status as a Girlfriend, which came after Sophie, Countess of Wessex earned it first, was likely because Queen Elizabeth herself felt that it was important for women who could become future members of the royal family start learning the ropes earlier-a major departure from the days when Princess Diana and Sarah Ferguson first entered the fold and married Princes Charles and Andrew.
There are two sides to every story and, even if your girlfriend did "steal" this mate's boyfriend, it's in the past and has nothing to do with your situation now.
"I asked the man, 'Did you have sex with (my girlfriend) when I'm not there'.
The 28-year-old heard his girlfriend shouting at the drunk waiter when he molested her and he rushed to help her.
His girlfriend then jumped on to the bonnet in a bid to stop him and the officer watched as he drove across road before she slipped and fell from the vehicle.
Thomas Markle Jr, 50, was arrested late Thursday after a drunken row with his girlfriend Darlene Blount, in Grants Pass, Oregon.
As Mother talks, Girlfriend prepares: taking time to focus, making small adjustments to the light, arranging things around Mother.
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"I'm sure my father didn't want to be the one to tell me that Paz was killed," said Ella Bar, the girlfriend of Lt.
WORCESTER -- A Dorchester man was ordered held without bail Thursday on charges of assaulting his pregnant girlfriend and later setting a fire in her Fairfax Road apartment.
GUJRANWALA -- A greedy boy killed his Greece-returned friend and his girlfriend to 400 Euros in Gujranwala.