girl Friday

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girl Friday

n. Informal
An efficient and faithful woman aide or employee.

girl Friday

n
(Professions) a female employee who has a wide range of duties, usually including secretarial and clerical work
[C20: coined on the pattern of man Friday]

girl′ Fri′day



n., pl. girl Fridays.
Sometimes Offensive. gal Friday.
[1935–40; modeled on man Friday]
usage: See girl.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.girl Friday - a female assistant who has a range of duties
assistant, helper, help, supporter - a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose; "my invaluable assistant"; "they hired additional help to finish the work"
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girl Friday

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