HyperDic: boyish

English > 1 sense of the word boyish:
ADJECTIVEallboyish, boylike, schoolboyishbefitting or characteristic of a young boy
boyish > pronunciation
Soundsboy'ihsh
Rhymesabolish ... Yiddish: 161 rhymes with ihsh...
English > boyish: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningbefitting or characteristic of a young boy.
Examples
  • "a boyish grin"
  • "schoolboyish pranks"
Synonymsboylike, schoolboyish
Broaderyoung, immature(used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth
Spanishjuvenil, muchachil
Catalanjuvenil
Nounsboyishnessbeing characteristic of a boy
Adverbsboyishlylike a boy

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