Synonyms for girlish

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The fairy godmother romance of it fascinated her girlish mind.

How often, in her girlish reveries, had she thought of that incident, that stranger!

But with girlish wilfulness she had clung to it the more positively.

This morning indeed he found her all girlish gentleness and appeal.

Clara was even more beautiful than her girlish loveliness had promised.

"I remember it," she answered, a girlish blush rising to her face.

Over his eyes in a girlish caprice, and crying, “Who is it?”

All at once he was conscious of a perfume he knew, and of a girlish figure facing him.

There was an interval of silence, and then the girlish voice called again.

He heard again the girlish laughter and concluded she could not be over sixteen.

WORD ORIGIN

1560s, from girl + -ish. Related: Girlishly; girlishness.

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