Meaning of “girlfriend” - Learner’s Dictionary

girlfriend

noun [ C ] us uk /ˈɡɜːlfrend/
RELATIONSHIP

A2 a woman or girl who someone is having a romantic relationship with:

Have you met Steve's new girlfriend?

More examples

  • According to Susie, he didn't even have a girlfriend.
  • This is my girlfriend, Beth.
  • He's just broken up with his girlfriend.
  • He ditched his girlfriend when she got pregnant.
  • He hasn't had many girlfriends.
FRIEND

a female friend, especially of a woman

(Definition of “girlfriend” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)