boyish


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Synonyms for boyish

Synonyms for boyish

befitting or characteristic of a young boy

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The astonishment and bewilderment of the party had gradually given way to a boyish and impatient interest.
In another instant the tree was deserted; the figures of the five millionaires of Devil's Ford, crossing the fierce glare of the open space, with boyish alacrity, glistened in the sunlight, and then disappeared in the nearest fringe of thickets.
The fresh boyish face was gone, the tenderness of the eyes, the sweetness of the mouth with its curves and pictured corners.
So you must try to be contented with making your name boyish, and playing brother to us girls," said Beth, stroking the rough head with a hand that all the dish washing and dusting in the world could not make ungentle in its touch.
He is concerned with boyish af- fairs," she told herself.
Arthur's white hand was in Adam's large grasp in an instant, and with that action there was a strong rush, on both sides, of the old, boyish affection.
The little, boyish self that has grown up beside me as we walked is gone.
you see how it will be; dress her in that boyish way and she will act like a boy.
Alec was forty, the boyish love of teasing was not yet dead in him, and, being much elated at his victory, he could not resist the temptation of shocking Mrs.
what if, by risking to his boyish bewilderment a revelation of my motive, I should throw across the rest of the mystery the long halter of my boldness?
The singer and reality TV star, who won Dancing On Ice in 2009, is best known for his boyish looks.
As for the other candidates I can never rid myself of the impression when I see the boyish Andy Burnham that his mother dresses him for work every day.