She's the kind of girl who puts you down
When friends are there, you feel a fool
When you say she's looking good
She acts as if it's understood

from The Beatles – Girl Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

She’s a cold girl who clearly wears the pants. Enough to put you down in public and shrug off compliments, anyway.

Cynthia Lennon, John’s first wife, believed this song was about her. Not likely, considering the way she was treated by John.

He saw me dancing with his best friend Stuart, my best friend Stuart. That made him see red at that time. But it wasn’t until the following day and he’d been thinking about it all night and he caught me outside the ladies loos in the college basement, and just smacked me one. And I hit my head on the back of the pipes and he just walked off.– -Cynthia Lennon

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