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See definition of coltish on Dictionary.com
  • as infrisky
  • as infrolicsome
  • as inplayful
  • as insporting
  • as insporting/sportive

synonyms for coltish

  • jumpy
  • lively
  • playful
  • active
  • antic
  • bouncy
  • dashing
  • feeling one's oats
  • frolicsome
  • full of beans
  • gamesome
  • high-spirited
  • in high spirits
  • kittenish
  • larkish
  • peppy
  • prankish
  • rollicking
  • romping
  • spirited
  • sportive
  • wicked
  • zesty
  • zippy
See also synonyms for: coltishness
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antonyms for coltish

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  • depressed
  • down
  • lifeless
  • apathetic
  • depressed
  • dispirited
  • grave
  • inactive
  • lazy
  • lethargic
  • lifeless
  • sad
  • serious
  • unhappy
  • humorless
  • working
  • unfair
  • unsporting
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How to use coltish in a sentence

He's four years old now, so he ought to get over those coltish ways.
BEAUTIFUL JOEMARSHALL SAUNDERS
The Professor's Coltish Daughter regained her adolescent poise, which was considerable.
WHAT'S HE DOING IN THERE?FRITZ REUTER LEIBER
"He may be dead or dying," the Professor's Coltish Daughter suggested briskly.
WHAT'S HE DOING IN THERE?FRITZ REUTER LEIBER
"Maybe he's a shape-changer," the Professor's Coltish Daughter said in a burst of evil fantasy.
WHAT'S HE DOING IN THERE?FRITZ REUTER LEIBER
Old Bess was rearing and plunging with a coltish animation quite inconsistent with the dignity of her twenty-three years.
PEGGY RAYMOND'S VACATIONHARRIET L. (HARRIET LUMMIS) SMITH
The two white polls mingled their venerable locks, but their curvettings were remarkably coltish.
WHAT WILL PEOPLE SAY?RUPERT HUGHES
Jennie's glistening dark-blue shape seemed still coltish and nubile by comparison with Julia's ampler mould.
THE TOWER OF OBLIVIONOLIVER ONIONS
She kicked up her heels on the broad avenue, and became very coltish as she came under the walls of the Capitol.
BIRDS AND POETSJOHN BURROUGHS
The report said that old Winchester wasn't very coltish, and that he was evidently failing.
REMARKSBILL NYE
It was a clean-limbed, coltish lass of thirteen who gained the race and sprang first into the arms of Muckle Alick.
CLEG KELLY, ARAB OF THE CITYS. R. (SAMUEL RUTHERFORD) CROCKETT
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WORDS RELATED TO COLTISH

  • active
  • antic
  • bouncy
  • coltish
  • dashing
  • feeling one's oats
  • frolicsome
  • full of beans
  • gamesome
  • high-spirited
  • in high spirits
  • jumpy
  • kittenish
  • larkish
  • lively
  • peppy
  • playful
  • prankish
  • rollicking
  • romping
  • spirited
  • sportive
  • wicked
  • zesty
  • zippy
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.