or girl friend
Examples from the Web for girlfriend
The phone is apparently the one he took from his girlfriend after shooting her outside Baltimore and heading for New York.
Thus begins an episode of The Mindy Project centered around a guy trying to have butt sex with his girlfriend.Year of the Butt: How the Booty Changed the World in 2014|Kevin Fallon|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A boy fighting with his girlfriend exclaimed, “What do you want me to do, kill myself?”
First they labeled me the “girlfriend,” then I was the “cougar girlfriend.”Exclusive: Michael Phelps’s Intersex Self-Proclaimed Girlfriend, Taylor Lianne Chandler, Tells All|Aurora Snow|November 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“There was great reception,” Drew jokes, adding that perhaps he and his girlfriend, a fellow workaholic, enable each other.How the Property Brothers Became Your Mom’s Favorite TV Stars|Kevin Fallon|November 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You had sex with my girlfriend, in my house, while I was away, working.Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom|Cory Doctorow
There was one, Cliff Boll, who could neither read nor write so he got several of us to write his letters to his girlfriend.The Biography of a Rabbit|Roy Benson
Last time, he took me to the school yard and showed me you and your girlfriend.
What I found in the cave was the body of my first girlfriend.
One morning she had brought her daughter to the China department in order to select a wedding-present for a girlfriend.Mrs. Thompson|William Babington Maxwell
British Dictionary definitions for girlfriend
Word Origin and History for girlfriend
also girl-friend, by 1863 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 men and of a woman who is a close friend of another.