gal etymology

English word gal comes from English girl

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Detailed word origin of gal

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
girl English (eng) (UK, dialect, obsolete) A roebuck two years old.. (US, slang) Cocaine, especially in powder form.. (colloquial) A term of endearment. (see usage notes). (uncommon, card games) A queen (the playing card.). A female child, adolescent, or young woman; by extension, a young female animal. A female servant; a maid. (see usage notes). Any woman, regardless of her age. (see usage notes). One's [...]
gal English (eng) (colloquial) A young woman.

Words with the same origin as gal

Descendants of girl