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noun
Older Use: Sometimes Offensive. a woman who acts as a general assistant in a business office or to an executive and has a wide variety of especially secretarial and clerical duties.
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Origin of gal Friday

First recorded in 1955–60; modeled on man Friday

usage note for gal Friday

See girl.
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