Definition of Girlhood

1. Noun. The childhood of a girl.

Exact synonyms: Maidenhood, Maidhood
Generic synonyms: Childhood
Derivative terms: Girl, Girl, Maiden, Maid



Definition of Girlhood

1. n. State or time of being a girl.

Definition of Girlhood

1. Noun. The state of being a girl. ¹

2. Noun. The childhood of a girl. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Girlhood

1. the state of being a girl [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Girlhood

girl wonder
girlchild
girlchildren
girlcott
girlcotted
girlcotting
girlcotts
girldom
girle
girles
girlfriend
girlfriendhood
girlfriendless
girlfriendly
girlfriends
girlhood (current term)
girlhoods
girlie
girlie girl
girlie girls
girlier
girlies
girliest
girlified
girlifies
girlify
girlifying
girlily
girliness
girlish

Literary usage of Girlhood

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1. The Life of Alice Freeman Palmer by George Herbert Palmer (1909)
"m girlhood THE settlement at Windsor marks a second period in Alice Freeman's life. ... girlhood begins when little by little the child comes to think for ..."

2. The Christian Examiner (1858)
"WHEN we announce " Ideal girlhood in Modern Romance " as the subject of this ... Numerous forms of ideal girlhood are in modern romance, besides those on ..."

3. Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl. by Harriet Jacobs (1862)
"V. THE TRIALS OF girlhood. DURING the first years of my service in Dr. Flint's family, I was accustomed to share some indulgences with the children of my ..."

4. Girl and Woman: A Book for Mothers and Daughters by Caroline Wormeley Latimer (1909)
"There is no real difference between the mental and moral disturbances of girlhood, or rather, to speak more exactly, moral disturbances are actually mental ..."

5. The English Illustrated Magazine (1891)
"|N Italy, and especially in the South, childhood develops so rapidly into girlhood, that it is more than usually difficult to fix an age at which the change ..."

6. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1904)
"THE girlhood OF GEORGE SAND. AN enterprising publisher has lately ... There is more to be gained by studying her girlhood, as we may do in the frank and ..."

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