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Synonyms for boylike

befitting or characteristic of a young boy

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like a boy


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Then all of a sudden he is in the old churchyard--his old ghost friend greets him--he feels suddenly reverent in an honest boylike way.
These boylike pranks often helped to alleviate the tedium and monotony of assembly-line work, but occasionally they got out of hand and turned uncontrollably violent.
Perhaps all the thunder and lightning raking across the South Downs was just the big man upstairs making a point after all these years of hearing about the Godlike genius of Aidan O'Brien, and yesterday it was beyond even the boylike boss of Ballydoyle to overcome the sea of troubles that have rained down on his yard this week.
Most female readers of different ages find in Jo's active, boylike actions something of their own lost girlhood.
Iphigenia's boylike costume ironically "fits" her decision to die like a male hero by the sword for "father and fatherland.