girlfriend - definition and synonyms

 
 
noun [countable] 

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/ˈɡɜː(r)lˌfrend/
singulargirlfriend
pluralgirlfriends
  1. 1
    a woman who you are having a romantic or sexual relationship with

    I’d had lots of girlfriends, but never one like her.

    Have you got a girlfriend?

  2. 2
    a female friend of a woman

    A girl needs to talk to her girlfriends every day.

    1. a.
      American informal a friendly name that some women use when calling or talking to each other

      Listen to me, girlfriend!