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home·girl

 (hōm′gûrl′)
n. Slang
1. A female friend or acquaintance from one's neighborhood or hometown.
2. A fellow female gang member.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.homegirl - a fellow female member of a youth gang
youth gang - a gang whose members are teenagers
fellow member, member - one of the persons who compose a social group (especially individuals who have joined and participate in a group organization); "only members will be admitted"; "a member of the faculty"; "she was introduced to all the members of his family"
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Translations

homegirl

[ˈhəʊmgɜːl] N (US) → chica f del barrio
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

homegirl

[ˈhəʊmgɜːrl] (US) nfille f de la régionhome ground n
[sports team] to play at one's home ground → jouer sur son terrain
(= familiar ground) to be on home ground → être en terrain connuhome-grown [ˌhəʊmˈgrəʊn] adj
(not foreign) [talent, players, stars, youngsters, hero, programmes] → du pays
(from one's own garden)du jardinhome help n (British) (= person) → aide f ménagère, aide-ménagère fhome improvements npl (= DIY) → bricolage m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
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But to me personally, Aretha Franklin was my dear, dear friend, my homegirl, and I loved her a lot.
A fan captured the moment on Instagram and wrote: "Homegirl started crying, so I started crying.
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Today, Homeboy Industries is a free-standing nonprofit with its own impressive headquarters, including a bakery and popular restaurant staffed by Homeboy and Homegirl clients, about a six-minute drive from the parish.
As Nomsa Malibongwe (Case 3) said, when explaining why she had stayed with a 'sister' and 'homegirl' she now scorned: 'At the time I had just arrived in Cape Town [and] I did not know anyone.'
Homegirl chose home despite it being the land of that random hater who pulled her hair during a mall show, that sick person who vandalized her car over an imagined slight to his/her idol, and those haters who gleefully declare she will never happen (under anonymous profiles and fake names, of course.
Wonder if the good homegirl Lizzie Armanto might have any leads on a spot?
This can, of course, be replicated in the stock market on the netherworld of the Hang Seng index - Emperor Hotel in Suzy Wong's Wan Chai homegirl block.
Meanwhile, the photo shows a cholo couple "from a homecoming dance," the girl "pretty in a plucked-brow homegirl kind of way, with lipstick two shades too dark" (113).
"My homegirl works at UCLA Hospital and she spilled some tea about my girl Queen Bey!" wrote the anonymous tipster.
Recently, the "homegirl in a hijab," as a fawning New York Times profile described her, delivered the commencement address at the City University of New York's School of Public Health.