girlfriend

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈg3ːrlfrɛnd/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈgɝlˌfrɛnd/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(gûrlfrend′)


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girlfriend

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. my [former, current, previous, longtime, new] girlfriend
  2. a [thoughtful, considerate, kind, thoughtless] girlfriend
  3. a [potential, possible] girlfriend (for him)
  4. would [make, be] a good girlfriend
  5. they are boyfriend and girlfriend
  6. have never had a girlfriend before
  7. is her first girlfriend
  8. met his girlfriend at the [bar, party, conference]
  9. proposed to his girlfriend (on vacation)
  10. [married, wed] his longtime girlfriend
  11. have you got a girlfriend?
  12. have you met his new girlfriend (yet)?
  13. brought his girlfriend home for [Christmas, Thanksgiving, the holidays]
  14. went to meet his girlfriend's parents
  15. introduced me to his girlfriend
  16. his girlfriend asked him to marry her
  17. asked to be his girlfriend
  18. has been dating his girlfriend [for 3 years, since June]
  19. [broke, split] up with her girlfriend
  20. got dumped by his girlfriend
  21. girlfriend, you're [looking good, in trouble]!
n as adj
  1. is good girlfriend material
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