girlhood girlhood  /ˈɡɜrl ˌhʊd/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the childhood of a girl

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. American girlhood ain't what it used to be.
  2. Any author who won the affections of Lizzie Skurnick in her girlhood should count her- or himself lucky.
  3. Because it's Paris, it's this place, it's my girlhood dream come true.

News

  • Woman makes nutritious food for pets with health problems

    Colleen Berg, who has loved dogs since her girlhood in Lake Forest when a loyal Basenji named Jeff was always by her side, has a philosophy about feeding a human’s best friend. “The more real food they get, the more nutrition they get,” said Berg, 43, a resident of Wauconda, mother of five, former car salesman and, since 2011, entrepreneurial baker of healthy, nutrient-laden treats for dogs ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Lake County News-Sun

Quotes

  1. "Eighty-one films as a leading lady for over 15 years - I journeyed from girlhood to womanhood through them," said Aman. "But away from the camera too, life has been fulfilling."
    on Sep 28, 2006 By: Zeenat Aman Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "One day he caught me handling one of the books and asked me to read out the title," Ms Haldar told BBC Hindi Online's Alok Prakash Putul. "I was a bit hesitant. The book was Taslima Nasreen's Amar Meyebela [My Girlhood]."
    on Sep 21, 2004 By: Baby Haldar Source: BBC News

  3. Cathy Young, a contributing editor for Reason magazine, wrote "Growing Up in Moscow: Memories of a Soviet Girlhood."
    on Apr 3, 2009 By: Cathy Young Source: Boston Globe

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