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I'm honestly kind of scared of horror films. My girlfriend always tries to expose them to me. Being in a scary movie and seeing all the fake blood and stuff definitely takes away from the magic and kind of humanizes scary movies to me now, though.
Chris Carmack

Meaning of "girlfriend" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GIRLFRIEND

girlfriend  [ˈɡɜːlˌfrɛnd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GIRLFRIEND

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Girlfriend is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES GIRLFRIEND MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Girlfriend

A girlfriend is a female friend, possibly specifying a female partner with whom one is romantically and/or sexually involved.

Definition of girlfriend in the English dictionary

The definition of girlfriend in the dictionary is a female friend with whom a man or boy is romantically or sexually involved; sweetheart. Other definition of girlfriend is any female friend.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GIRLFRIEND


attend
əˈtɛnd
befriend
bɪˈfrɛnd
bend
bɛnd
blend
blɛnd
boyfriend
ˈbɔɪˌfrɛnd
countertrend
ˈkaʊntəˌtrɛnd
defriend
diːˈfrɛnd
depend
dɪˈpɛnd
end
ɛnd
extend
ɪkˈstɛnd
friend
frɛnd
pretend
prɪˈtɛnd
recommend
ˌrɛkəˈmɛnd
rend
rɛnd
send
sɛnd
spend
spɛnd
tend
tɛnd
trend
trɛnd
unfriend
ʌnˈfrɛnd
weekend
ˌwiːkˈɛnd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GIRLFRIEND

girdlestead
Girgenti
girl
girl band
girl Friday
Girl Guide
girl power
Girl Scout
girl-watching
girl´s blouse
girlfriend experience
girlhood
girlie
girlie magazine
girlish
girlishly
girlishness
Girls´ Brigade
girly
girn

WORDS THAT END LIKE GIRLFRIEND

archfiend
best friend
bosom friend
dope fiend
faciend
fair-weather friend
false friend
family friend
fiend
four-legged friend
furry friend
lady friend
litigation friend
next friend
pen friend
personal friend
school friend
sex fiend
the Fiend
woman friend

Synonyms and antonyms of girlfriend in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «GIRLFRIEND»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «girlfriend» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of girlfriend

Translation of «girlfriend» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GIRLFRIEND

Find out the translation of girlfriend to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of girlfriend from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «girlfriend» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

女朋友
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

amiga
570 millions of speakers

English

girlfriend
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

प्रेमिका
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

صَدِيقَة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

возлюбленная
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

namorada
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বান্ধবী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

copine
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Teman wanita
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Freundin
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ガールフレンド
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

여자친구
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pacar
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

bạn gái
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

காதலி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मैत्रीण
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kız arkadaşı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

fidanzata
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

przyjaciółka
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

подруга
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

iubită
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

φιλενάδα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

vriendin
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

flickvän
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

kjæreste
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of girlfriend

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GIRLFRIEND»

The term «girlfriend» is very widely used and occupies the 4.346 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GIRLFRIEND» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «girlfriend» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «girlfriend» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about girlfriend

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10 QUOTES WITH «GIRLFRIEND»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word girlfriend.
1
Joey Lauren Adams
I don't think I was fully satisfied acting. You know, the girlfriend role or the best friend role, and that wasn't enough for me.
2
Mackenzie Astin
I still have not given up the idea of becoming a journalist, but at 17 I decided to follow my heart and stay in Los Angeles with my girlfriend as opposed to going to Johns Hopkins.
3
Scott Baio
When I have a girlfriend, I feel caged in, I don't know why.
4
Jonathan Banks
I've died so many times. I'm 65. On my 40th birthday, my girlfriend gave me a reel with ways I had died, whether it was by knife, or electrocution or drowning or being thrown off a building or whatever it might have been. I've died a lot of times!
5
Boris Becker
Girls had never been important. I'd had a girlfriend or two and had liked them a lot but it wasn't love, because my first love was tennis.
6
Ashley Benson
I have one good girlfriend and then most of my friends are guys. Which I love, because they're just like so easygoing and I love to play like Xbox and just chill out when I'm not working, so boys are probably the way to go for me.
7
Orlando Bloom
When I was nine, I had this girlfriend and we used to have running races in the park. I wanted to be like Superman and fly in and rescue her.
8
Chris Carmack
I'm honestly kind of scared of horror films. My girlfriend always tries to expose them to me. Being in a scary movie and seeing all the fake blood and stuff definitely takes away from the magic and kind of humanizes scary movies to me now, though.
9
Lily Collins
I'm drawn to roles that have real substance, that aren't just the victim or the teenage girl or the girlfriend.
10
Common
Technically, my first acting job was in one of my videos for a song called 'Retrospect For Life,' which Lauryn Hill directed and featured an actress by the name of N'bushe Wright, who played my girlfriend who was about to be pregnant. I remember being so nervous about it, but now I feel like I can conquer the world with it.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIRLFRIEND»

Discover the use of girlfriend in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to girlfriend and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
51 Ways to Get Your Ex-girlfriend Back: Useful and Practical ...
Free of any sneaky tricks or games, this guide will give you common sense advice about ideas on how to help make things work again. D
Zig Robbins, 2010
2
Girlfriend!: A Fable for Friends
In Girlfriend! celebrate the joy of true friendship, with all its ups and downs, sorrows, surprises, and triumphs. Taking you through the milestones of life, Girlfriend! is a celebration of the women who are always there for each other.
Carol Lynn Pearson, 2010
3
What My Girlfriend Doesn't Know
Told in free verse and brimming with authenticity, this novel provides unique insight into the mind of a young man.
Sonya Sones, 2010
4
Girlfriend: Men, Women, and Drag
" But no matter what you think of it, there can be no denying that drag is everywhere--The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert; Dennis Rodman and Howard Stern; Hedwig and the Angry Inch--and in Girlfriend this fantastic world of ...
Holly Brubach, 1999
5
One Week Girlfriend: A Novel
The perfect book that would make my heart race and stop all at the same time. This book is that book! This book is perfect!”—The Obsessive Reader “A deep and thought provoking story . . .
Monica Murphy, 2013
6
How to Get a Girlfriend in 14 Days!
Start now. Nothing is holding you back. Don't complain that you wish the world were different. Do something about it!Don't live your life wishing and hoping, take action. It's as easy as can be. That is the decisive message of this book.
Daniel Webster, 2010
7
My Father's Girlfriend Son: A Thug Romance
Drew a young man standing 6' brown skin with a low fade and a body of an athlete that make all the hoes go crazy.
Tony Tone, 2013
8
How to Get a Girlfriend: Two Classic Dating Guides in One ...
Taking an in-your-face approach, this book leaves no excuses for you to not only succeed with women but to understand them as well. If this book doesn't do the trick, nothing will.
Romy Miller, 2009
9
The Girlfriend
R.L. Stine's teen horror classic . . . in a striking new package His girlfriend's back . . . from the grave.
R. L. Stine, 2004
10
Girlfriend in a Coma
On a snowy Friday night in 1979, just hours after making love for the first time, Richard's girlfriend, high school senior Karen Ann McNeil, falls into a coma.
Douglas Coupland, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GIRLFRIEND»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term girlfriend is used in the context of the following news items.
1
My boyfriend finds sex difficult after being raped by his ex-girlfriend
My boyfriend was raped and beaten up by his former girlfriend and, as a result, finds sex difficult. How can I help him get over what happened to ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
2
Puppy won't win back ex-girlfriend
Dear Amy: I recently went through a breakup that was totally my fault. My insecurities from past relationships and jealousy issues affected me ... «Detroit Free Press, Jul 15»
3
22-year-old reportedly punched 14-year-old girlfriend
A 22-year-old Bryan man was arrested over the weekend and charged with punching his 14-year-old girlfriend in the face. The teen told Bryan ... «Bryan-College Station Eagle, Jul 15»
4
Giovanni Ribisi spotted with new girlfriend after Agyness Deyn divorce
The 40-year-old Ted 2 actor was visibly smitten with his new girlfriend, holding hands and slipping an arm around her waist as they strolled ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
5
Tom Cruise's 'girlfriend' Emily waits as he poses with fans on Mena set
And on Saturday, Tom Cruise happily posed for photographs with a throng of eager admirers during a break from filming Mena in Atlanta, ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
6
Man accused of pouring hot sauce on girlfriend; trying to put her in …
KSL.com reported that Joseph Anthony Castellanos, 31, of Utah, was arrested after allegedly beating his girlfriend in a domestic violence ... «myfox8.com, Jul 15»
7
Luke Wilson consoles his tearful ex girlfriend Meg Simpson in Santa …
They broke up in November after six years together but it appears as though Luke Wilson and Meg Simpson are still coming to terms with their ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
8
Jake Quickenden and his bikini-clad girlfriend Danielle Fogarty …
And Jake Quickenden, 26, and his 23-year-old girlfriend Danielle Fogarty were a vision of beauty when they hit the beach in their skimpy ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
9
Trial to open for man accused of beating girlfriend to death
YORK, Pa. (AP) – Trial opens Monday in central Pennsylvania for a man accused of having beaten his girlfriend to death last year. The York ... «abc27, Jul 15»
10
Former girlfriend of undercover spy sues corporate security firm
Former girlfriend of undercover spy sues corporate security firm. Environmental activist who had a relationship with spy Mark Kennedy is taking ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»

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