- pre·girl·hood, noun
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How to use girlhood in a sentence
Throughout, as she explores girlhood, freedom, sex and more, Allen shines a light on the spaces that connect and divide us, coalescing into an electric portrait of joy and pain.
The Texas filmmaker begins simply by explaining her girlhood obsession with the film, but soon hops into the story to partner with a shirtless Patrick Swayze.In the galleries: An intimate panorama of video art’s variety and breadth | Mark Jenkins | June 25, 2021 | Washington Post
She is a genius at writing about both the anxious space between girlhood and womanhood and the charged energy of youth.Dantiel W. Moniz’s ‘Milk Blood Heat’ thrums with life while considering death | Michele Filgate | February 1, 2021 | Washington Post
It should have been a warm reunion, filled with talks of girlhood and current undertakings.Colorism Is Just The Tip Of The Iceberg In ‘Passing’ | Brande Victorian | February 1, 2021 | Essence.com
She had trained since girlhood to be a professional and once performed at Carnegie Hall with the company led by modern dance icon Martha Graham.Not all presidents’ dance skills are created equal | Bonnie Berkowitz, Joanne Lee | January 21, 2021 | Washington Post
The tough African-French girls living in the projects in girlhood have been abused and pushed out of the system.
The original French title, Bande de Filles (girl gang) was translated to girlhood in order to appeal more to American audiences.
She is the author of Growing Up in Moscow: Memories of a Soviet girlhood (Ticknor Fields, 1989).Meet Stephen F. Cohen, Vladimir Putin's Best Friend in the American Media | Cathy Young | March 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Frieda spent her girlhood in the embrace of her extended family, living a few blocks from both sets of grandparents.
I do love that photo: I just think it captures girlhood perfectly.
He had seen Mildred creep from babyhood into childhood, and bud from girlhood to womanhood.The Fifth String | John Philip Sousa
Every detail of the accident is repeated again and again, with many incidents of Amy's girlhood.The Cromptons | Mary J. Holmes
Daphne's "simplicity," the pose of her girlhood, was in fact breaking down in all directions.Marriage la mode | Mrs. Humphry Ward
He almost shrank from her, though she stood there as inviting and innocent a specimen of girlhood as the eye could wish to see.You Never Know Your Luck, Complete | Gilbert Parker
The one great unhappiness in Queen Wilhelmina's girlhood was that she wanted children and was deprived of having them.Ways of War and Peace | Delia Austrian
British Dictionary definitions for girlhood
the state or time of being a girl
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