Etymology
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girlfriend (n.)

also girl-friend, by 1859 as "a woman's female friend in youth," from girl + friend (n.). As a man's sweetheart, by 1922. She-friend was used 17c. in the same set of senses, of the mistress of a man and of a woman who is a close friend of another.

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Definitions of girlfriend

girlfriend (n.)
any female friend;
Mary and her girlfriend organized the party
girlfriend (n.)
a girl or young woman with whom a man is romantically involved;
his girlfriend kicked him out
Synonyms: girl / lady friend
From wordnet.princeton.edu

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