girlfriend

(redirected from someone's girlfriend)

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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Driven to desperation, Eva swallowed her pride, and even agreed to pretend to be someone's girlfriend to earn some extra bucks.
'I feel like I've read the same part in 1,200 scripts -- someone's girlfriend who is pretty but doesn't know it.'
However, that wasn't the sort of thing you'd say about someone's girlfriend. It didn't compute for me so he punched me in the mouth."
It is rare to find a role as a female actress where you aren't playing someone's girlfriend or you don't have to get your clothes off.
That's what I always do--for example, drawing for someone's girlfriend as a present, or making art for a school basketball team as a way to show support.
The 24-year-old tweeted: "Apparently I got arrested 4 talking 2 someone's girlfriend in a P station.
Kenny wandered into a random bar all by his lonesome, where he was soon after accused of trying to kiss someone's girlfriend. He denies the make-out, but since he's been blacked out since the trip began, I doubt the bouncers heard anything he said.
Billie, who lives in West Sussex with Lewis actor hubbie Laurence Fox and 16-month-old Winston, says: "At the moment what I'm being offered is four scenes as someone's girlfriend in a sitcom, if I'm lucky.
It began as a typical teenage scuffle: someone said something about someone's girlfriend, whose friends felt compelled to retaliate.
It is probably looked after by someone's girlfriend until it is needed again." But Det Insp Una Cooke, who led the investigation into the murder of Andrew Huntley, called on the public to help get it out of criminal hands.
"I've been single for two months and I would love to be someone's girlfriend again.
Forgive me, but as I see it this girl is only "famous" for being someone's girlfriend, isn't she?
Too often I'm asked to play someone's girlfriend and I don't have a proper character."
There were also worries about college boards, about whether someone, or someone's girlfriend, was pregnant, about drugs and sexually transmitted diseases, and--even in middle-class neighborhoods--the occasional hassle with racist, bullying police officers who were always particularly nasty to racially mixed groups of teenagers, no matter where they bought their shirts or what their parents did for a living.
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