- a female friend with whom a man or boy is romantically or sexually involved; sweetheart
- any female friend
WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
- Sex and Gendera frequent or favorite female companion or lover.
- Sex and Gendera woman's or girl's female friend.
- Sex and Gender, a frequent or favorite female companion;
- Sex and Gender, a female friend.
- girl + friend 1855–60