coltish


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  • adj

Synonyms for coltish

given to merry frolicking

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Even then, he looked 40 and acted like a coltish boy.
Gabriel Obertan still has a coltish look about him and occasionally makes mystifying decisions.
The 20-year left-back announced his arrival 20 minutes from time with a series of armsraised 'I'm free' gestures - and it was his coltish enthusiasm that apparently tickled the sarcastic side of the locals' funny bone.
And he maintains he has also retained the coltish enthusiasm and ambition that marked him as an outstanding prospect when he broke into the Red and Black side during the latter years at The Reddings.
A beautiful coltish 16-year-old girl leaning around in a black strapless evening gown, trying out different personas (Dorothy Parker, Nancy Drew, Ava Gardner), who struck me as a reincarnation of Anne Frank.
PHIL MAYNARD'S reputation for pulling oval ball rabbits from hats was one of the few things enhanced at Nottingham last Sunday when a coltish young blindside came off the bench to make his first appearance of the season.
They will under no circumstances respond to an email from their boss or a colleague confessing undying passion for their coltish legs or eyes like pools of melting chocolate, in case it turns out not to be true.
Taking her as a whole, with her occasional coltish gaucherie, her charming and extradinereh inabiliteh to do anether exsent, and her assured way with eyeliner she's got to be one of the more palatable film stars currently doing the rounds.
There is a coltish enthusiasm in this novel that showcases Rankin's already highly developed sense of timing.
The prodigiously gifted winger has delighted Premiership crowds ever since he made his debut as a coltish 17-year-old in 1991.
Or coltish Elizabeth, whom he watches, like a voyeur, in amateur black-and-white audition films that threaten to turn into porno until they finally do?
The Gaucho revolvers were both coltish and Colt-ish means young and new to the world, and playful.
He is still a bit gangly and a bit coltish but in two years' time, he will be much stronger.
A: I like when they call me coltish - it's just like a really polite way of saying horse-face.
The works that incorporated sticks and twigs, like the spindly, coltish assemblage Neither Warrior Nor Arrow and the clunky yet serpentine Its Material Components Are Only Specific Unfolded Forms, were especially poignant somehow, conjuring a tragicomic sense of nature compromised by culture--analogous, perhaps, to a potted palm tree in a corporate atrium.