galfriend etymology

English word galfriend comes from English friend, English gal

Detailed word origin of galfriend

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
friend English (eng) (transitive) To add (a person) to a list of friends on a social networking site; to officially designate (someone) as a friend.. (transitive, obsolete) To act as a friend to, to befriend; to be friendly to, to help. (climbing) A spring-loaded camming device.. (colloquial, ironic, used only in the vocative) Used as a form of address when warning someone.. (informal) An object or idea that can [...]
gal English (eng) (colloquial) A young woman. A galileo (a unit of acceleration).
galfriend English (eng) (informal) girlfriend.

Words with the same origin as galfriend

Descendants of friend
Edwin LJBF framily frenemy frienemy
Descendants of gal