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I had absolute freedom to create things on my own and in silence. No rush, the artificial rush by media. Certainly no rush to grow up. We had plenty of boyhood, plenty of girlhood.
Barry Hannah

Meaning of "girlhood" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GIRLHOOD

girlhood  [ˈɡɜːlˌhʊd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GIRLHOOD

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Girlhood 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 GIRLHOOD MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of girlhood in the English dictionary

The definition of girlhood in the dictionary is the state or time of being a girl.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GIRLHOOD


adulthood
ˈædʌltˌhʊd
brotherhood
ˈbrʌðəˌhʊd
falsehood
ˈfɔːlsˌhʊd
fatherhood
ˈfɑːðəˌhʊd
godhood
ˈɡɒdˌhʊd
hardihood
ˈhɑːdɪˌhʊd
kinghood
ˈkɪŋˌhʊd
likelihood
ˈlaɪklɪˌhʊd
livelihood
ˈlaɪvlɪˌhʊd
maidenhood
ˈmeɪdənˌhʊd
motherhood
ˈmʌðəˌhʊd
neighborhood
ˈneɪbəˌhʊd
neighbourhood
ˈneɪbəˌhʊd
personhood
ˈp£ːsənˌhʊd
priesthood
ˈpriːstˌhʊd
puppyhood
ˈpʌpɪˌhʊd
singlehood
ˈsɪŋɡəlˌhʊd
sisterhood
ˈsɪstəˌhʊd
toddlerhood
ˈtɒdlərˌhʊd
womanhood
ˈwʊmənˌhʊd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GIRLHOOD

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

WORDS THAT END LIKE GIRLHOOD

angelhood
boyhood
childhood
dollhood
extractor hood
hood
knighthood
lens hood
manhood
maximum likelihood
nationhood
parenthood
prophethood
rain hood
sainthood
second childhood
selfhood
servanthood
statehood
victimhood

Synonyms and antonyms of girlhood in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «girlhood» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GIRLHOOD

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

Translator English - Chinese

少女时代
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

girlhood
570 millions of speakers

English

girlhood
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कौमार्य
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

البنوتة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

девичестве
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

infância
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বালিকাবস্থা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

jeunesse
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Girlhood
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Mädchenjahre
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

少女時代
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

소녀 시대
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Girlhood
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

gái giang hồ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

girlhood
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मुलगी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kızlık çağı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

adolescenza
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

girlhood
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

дівоцтві
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

copilărie
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

girlhood
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

meisieskap
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

FLICKTID
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

girlhood
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of girlhood

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GIRLHOOD»

The term «girlhood» is regularly used and occupies the 104.643 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GIRLHOOD» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «girlhood» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «girlhood» 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 girlhood

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3 QUOTES WITH «GIRLHOOD»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word girlhood.
1
Barry Hannah
I had absolute freedom to create things on my own and in silence. No rush, the artificial rush by media. Certainly no rush to grow up. We had plenty of boyhood, plenty of girlhood.
2
Lucy Larcom
Girls especially are fond of exchanging confidences with those whom they think they can trust; it is one of the most charming traits of a simple, earnest-hearted girlhood, and they are the happiest women who never lose it entirely.
3
Autumn Reeser
Wil Wheaton, Patrick Stewart and Jonathan Frakes were all the early formidable crushes of my girlhood.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIRLHOOD»

Discover the use of girlhood in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to girlhood and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Packaging Girlhood: Rescuing Our Daughters from Marketers' ...
This is a must-read for parents and teachers who want to steer girls away from marketing schemes that distort female power and authority, and towards true self-acceptance and authentic empowerment.
Sharon Lamb, Ed.D., Lyn Mikel Brown, 2007
2
Beautiful Girlhood
This reprint of a 1900's book is a guide to building a good character, offering teenage girls practical wisdom on the classic issues that every teenager faces from a biblical perspective.
Mabel Hale, 2009
3
Girlhood: A Global History
Girlhood, interdisciplinary and global in source, scope, and methodology, examines the centrality of girlhood in shaping women's lives.
Jennifer Helgren, Colleen A. Vasconcellos, 2010
4
Girlhood in America: An Encyclopedia
This groundbreaking reference work presents more than 100 articles by 98 high-profile interdisciplinary scholars, covering all aspects of girls' roles in American society, past and present.
Miriam Forman-Brunell, 2001
5
Meyebela: My Bengali Girlhood
An exiled Bengali dissident and former women's newspaper columnist traces her Muslim childhood in conflict-stricken Bangladesh, describing her philanderer father, fundamentalist mother, and sometimes violent community life.
Taslima Nasrin, Gopa Majumdar, 2002
6
Smashed: Story of a Drunken Girlhood
" Smashed is a sober look at how she got there and, after years of blackouts and smashups, what it took for her to realize she had to stop drinking. Smashed is an astonishing literary debut destined to become a classic.
Koren Zailckas, 2006
7
Sugar, Spice, and Everything Nice: Cinemas of Girlhood
Among the characters given special attention are those in Gidget, Crooklyn, Titanic, Freeway, and Girls Town. Written for general and academic readers, this work offers a lively, unprecedented discussion of gender in youth-oriented films.
Frances K. Gateward, Murray Pomerance, 2002
8
Elsie's Girlhood
Written by Martha Finley, an unmarried teacher of the last century, these novels proved to be a means of conveying her deep love for Christ Jesus.
Martha Finley, 2001
9
Memories Of A Catholic Girlhood
Blending memories and family myths, Mary McCarthy takes us back to the twenties, when she was orphaned in a world of relations as colourful, potent and mysterious as the Catholic religion.
Mary McCarthy, 2011
10
Dreams of Trespass: Tales of a Harem Girlhood
Relates the story of a woman born in a harem in Morocco, growing up with wise, funny, individualistic women, and creating a fantasy world from sheer imagination because the outside world was inaccessible
Fatima Mernissi, 1994

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GIRLHOOD»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term girlhood is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Live Review: Taylor Swift Delivers in New Jersey
By the end of the night, I was feeling pretty good about the state of girlhood in 2015 if Taylor Swift is its most powerful spokeswoman. «Vulture, Jul 15»
2
Bygones: We moved into Littleover 'rabbit hutch' post-war prefabs …
... defeat on the banks of the Little Bighorn, and whose surviving uncles, in her girlhood days, included soldiers who had fought at Waterloo. «Derby Telegraph, Jul 15»
3
Tobin Heath Greets Hometown Fans in Basking Ridge
Occasionally, Heath hugged friends from her girlhood years in Basking Ridge. Katie Grierson, who said she plays on the girls soccer team at ... «TAPinto.net, Jul 15»
4
'Killing Monica' could be renamed 'Killing Carrie Bradshaw After Sex …
... hyper popular creation, who she developed in lined notebooks as a child to instruct her sister Hellenor in the mysterious aspects of girlhood. «Scroll.in, Jul 15»
5
Genocide survivor displays courage of small things
She spent the rest of her young girlhood in refugee camps in eight African nations. Claire kept them on the move, in search of a normal life. «The Olympian, Jul 15»
6
2015 Capital Fringe Review: 'Paper Glass'
Dionysiou's costume, while suggesting girlhood, is not from the Victorian period. The biggest prop in the show–and this is not really a spoiler–is ... «DC Metro Theater Arts, Jul 15»
7
Lee's 'Mockingbird' sequel portrays Atticus as a racist
... for a rewrite focusing on Scout's girlhood two decades earlier, Lee spent some two years reworking the story, which became “Mockingbird.”. «Minneapolis Star Tribune, Jul 15»
8
Fond Memories — And Regrets — On Learning Of Omar Sharif's …
I still had the wallet after all these years and thought I might show it to Sharif — and admit my girlhood crush. Of course, he probably wouldn't ... «Texas Public Radio, Jul 15»
9
Harper Lee's Go Set a Watchman Kills Off Major To Kill a …
Gone, too, is Scout's own voice; while To Kill a Mockingbird was narrated by a woman looking back at a scrappy girlhood, Go Set a Watchman ... «TIME, Jul 15»
10
Grandmother-turned-flight attendant featured on new UK airline series
According to a company blog post, Haines had worked at Virgin Atlantic since 2005 in various positions but had always nursed a girlhood ... «CTV News, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Girlhood [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/girlhood>. Feb 2021 ».
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