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synonyms for girlish

  • fresh
  • hoydenish
  • mincing
  • naïve
  • teenage
  • unsophisticated
  • young
See also synonyms for: girlishness

antonyms for girlish

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  • matronly
  • mature
  • sophisticated
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How to use girlish in a sentence

He crushed them in his, then bent his head and kissed them; first the girlish right hand, then the left.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
Tom, at the opposite end of the table, watched her girlish figure, her graceful gestures.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Lady May, although her girlish ways have not forsaken her, has no present thoughts of making any man happy.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
As she made herself comfortable in his deepest chair she heard the girlish shallow voice launch out into a eulogy of the scenery.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
She was a slim, girlish-looking woman, with a cascade of long dark hair falling over her shoulders.
A BUTTERFLY ON THE WHEELCYRIL ARTHUR EDWARD RANGER GULL
In his heart he was rejoicing over her pretty exhibition of girlish love and unselfishness.
THOSE DALE GIRLSFRANK WESTON CARRUTH
The keenest eye at that time could have detected no wrinkle on Lucy's lovely girlish face.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME III (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Perhaps it was the pathos of the story of one missionary barrel as told by girlish lips trembling with feeling.
THE SUNBRIDGE GIRLS AT SIX STAR RANCHELEANOR H. (ELEANOR HODGMAN) PORTER
"With all my heart," returned Evelyn gayly, and away they went, racing down the broad gravelled walk in merry girlish fashion.
ELSIE'S VACATION AND AFTER EVENTSMARTHA FINLEY
My adored Percy, pardon the girlish confession,—I have kissed the letter at this place.
MEMOIRS OF MR. CHARLES J. YELLOWPLUSHWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GIRLISH

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