1. (also homelady) a woman from one’s home town or neighbourhood.
|Alaska Citizen 28 Aug. 7/2: He passed up the home girls as though they were pikers.|
|USA Confidential 39: To some men, the experienced professional has a greater appeal than the simple home-girl.|
|Campus Sl. Sept.|
|Campus Sl. Mar. 6: homegirl – girl from one’s home town.|
|Monster (1994) 116: We got sweated by homelady here.|
|Sl. Gloss. [Internet] homegirl: neighbor.|
2. in attrib. use of sense 1.
|Killer Tune (2008) 45: My home-girl pussy getting in the way of your OK ya ting?|
3. a woman.
|Runnin’ Down Some Lines 36: Generally neutral or negative designations, such as [...] brother and sister, homeboy and homegirl.|
|Source Nov. 137: Every homegirl from Saved By The Bell is up in the cut.|
4. a close female friend.
|Central Sl. 28: home girl A girl friend.|
|Flyboy in the Buttermilk (1992) 109: I tell homegirl the next García Márquez or Morrison is coming out of the Bronx. She looks at me like I must be on drugs.‘A. R. Kane’ in|
|Do or Die (1992) xiii: Four years ago I had not shared a burger and a coke [...] with a sixteen-year-old homegirl whose denim school notebook was covered with gang slogans.|
|Royal Family 632: I drank my homegirl’s methadone.|
|Sl. Gloss. [Internet] homegirl: [...] friend, follower of hip-hop.|
|This is How You Lose Her 3: Magda only found out because homegirl wrote her a fucking letter.|
5. a female gang member.
|Do or Die (1992) 97: I ask if she was a homegirl at one time. She smiles at the question. ‘Yeah, sure I was. [...] I was hangin’, bangin’ and slangin’ with the best of ’em.’.|
|Guardian Guide 5–12 June 9: Buffy and her stake-wielding homegirls.|