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synonyms for boyish

  • childish
  • adolescent
  • boylike
  • immature
  • innocent
  • juvenile
  • puerile
  • young
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antonyms for boyish

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  • adult
  • mature
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How to use boyish in a sentence

It was a radical act to walk into an all-male barbershop and ask for a boyish cut, just as it was nearly 70 years later when O’Connor did it.
BRITNEY SPEARS, SINÉAD O'CONNOR AND THE RADICAL ACT OF A HAIRCUTSUSANNA SCHROBSDORFFJULY 5, 2021TIME
My dad gave me his hearty laugh and his boyish eyes, but he could also be stoic, gruff, and comically reserved with his emotions.
MY DAD’S LAST TOUR DE FRANCEIAN DILLEJUNE 28, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
To add insult to injury, NBC eventually replaced Leno in 2014 with a far less talented boyish goofball, Jimmy Fallon, who could never match the zany, brainy O’Brien on either silliness or smarts.
CONAN O’BRIEN’S LATE-NIGHT RUN APPROPRIATELY ENDS WITH HIM AS THE BELOVED BUTT OF THE JOKEINKOO KANGJUNE 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
That was his boyish curiosity, his unbounded fascination with anything new.
STEVEN SPURRIER BLEW UP THE WINE WORLD WITH THE JUDGMENT OF PARIS. HIS LEGACY LIVES ON.DAVE MCINTYREMARCH 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I loved the boyish way he looked at me as the dad who could do no wrong.
HOW DO YOU TELL YOUR CHILD ABOUT THE WORST THING YOU’VE EVER DONE?MARK O'BRIENMARCH 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
With his boyish good looks, trendy sweatshirts and the plentiful f-bombs with which he peppered his jokes, Faruqui appeared to fit right in with his privileged middle-class audience.
HOW AN INDIAN STAND UP COMIC FOUND HIMSELF ARRESTED FOR A JOKE HE DIDN'T TELLSONIA FALEIROFEBRUARY 10, 2021TIME
His boyish suspenders had been put away in favor of a belt, which was tight-drawn about his slim waist.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
During my two years here I yearned for God in my boyish way as perhaps I have never yearned for anything since.
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Usually in high spirits, he often displayed a boyish playfulness that resembled the gambols of a big good-natured dog.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
She could not even join in this boyish old fellow's hurraying; yet looking on her happy face, he was quite satisfied.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BOYISH

  • boyish
  • girlish
  • growing
  • juvenile
  • pubescent
  • puerile
  • teen
  • teenage
  • young
  • youthful
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.