Pronunciation of Girl
/ɡˈɜːl/, /ɡˈɜːl/, /ɡ_ˈɜː_l/

Antonyms for girl:

male child, son, boy.

Synonyms for girl:

Sense 1

housewife, firstborn, ewe, love child, imp, tigress, lioness, lassie, mother's boy, Only Child, tomboy, jenny, nanny-goat, preteen, offspring, the lady of the house, the fair sex, niece, She, cherub, colleen, womenfolk, adolescent, doe, good-time girl, ragamuffin, yummy mummy, It girl, orphan, earth mother, teenager, womankind, flapper, Chica, latchkey kid, young, nephew, teens, playmate, Jane Doe, progeny, boomerang kid, child prodigy, pickin.

Sense 2

hen, hind, vixen, maid, sow, mare, youth, heifer, issue, working girl, nymph, heroine, cow.

Sense 3

madam, stray, dam.

Sense 7

duck, F.









Other synonyms and related words:

fille, ewe, maidservant, She, female child, teenager, mistress, man, young woman, tigress, minx, servant, progeny, handmaiden, adolescent, maid, page, belle, houseboy, colleen, nymph, womankind, damsel, ladylove, lassie, womenfolk, young lady, dam, niece, amah, doe, daughter, missy, orphan, F, valet, imp, footman, heifer, ragamuffin, serf, manservant, cow, mare, old lady, lady friend, tomboy, girlfriend, heroine, brat, inamorata, little girl, misfire, miss, major-domo, gal, wench, flapper, sow, youth.

Sense 1 (noun)

child prodigy, adolescent, maid, damsel, nymph, cherub, minx, tomboy, issue, boomerang kid, imp, teenager.

Sense 2 (noun)

madam, servant, help.

Sense 3 (noun)

mother's boy, niece, firstborn, nephew.

Sense 4 (noun)

dam, ewe, hind, duck, hen, jenny, doe, cow.

Sense 5 (noun)

womankind, housewife, working girl, the fair sex, womenfolk.

beauty (noun)


female (noun)

gentlewoman, She.

female child (noun)


girl (noun)

daughter, female child, little girl, lady friend, young woman, miss, missy, young lady, fille, girlfriend.

juvenile (noun)


maid (noun)

maid, maidservant, handmaiden.

servants (noun)

retainer, major-domo, handmaiden, Jeeves, lackey, domestic service, manservant, houseboy, serf, serfdom, maidservant, servant, valet, mistress, footman, butler, man, amah, indentured servant, cabin boy, page, help, master.

woman (noun)

female, matron, squaw, lady, womanhood, milady, frau, woman, gentlewoman, dame, femininity.

young female person (noun)

She, lassie, adolescent, young woman, teenager, damsel, young lady, lady, daughter.

young person (noun)

juvenile, kid.

Usage examples for girl:

  • No, sir, my little girl. - "The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer, Complete", Charles James Lever (1806-1872).
  • " Go on," said the little girl. - "Christmas Every Day and Other Stories", W. D. Howells.
  • " One moment, little girl," he said. - "The Song of Songs", Hermann Sudermann.

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