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English definition of “girlfriend”

girlfriend

noun [C]     /ˈɡɜːl.frend/ US  /ˈɡɝːl-/
A2 a woman or girl who a person is having a romantic or sexual relationship with: I've never met his girlfriend. → Compare boyfriendRomantic and sexual partners A2 the female friend of a woman: Susan was going out to lunch with her girlfriends.Friends, acquaintances and contemporaries slang often humorous used, usually by a woman, when talking to a woman: You'd better listen to me, girlfriend.
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