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synonyms for kittenish

  • childish
  • coquettish
  • coy
  • elvish
  • flirtatious
  • frolicsome
  • fun-loving
  • impish
  • jaunty
  • mischievous
  • sportive
See also synonyms for: kittenishness

antonyms for kittenish

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  • lethargic
  • stiff
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How to use kittenish in a sentence

And they finished with a gentle pat on his cheek and a momentary, kittenish rumpling of his hair.
THE HIDDEN PLACESBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
A little kitten came up out of the garden and said something kittenish to me, and then I heard a muffled step within.
OVER THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS TO ALASKACHARLES WARREN STODDARD
She tossed her head with a kittenish movement, and arched her poorly pencilled eyebrows.
AUNT CRETE'S EMANCIPATIONGRACE LIVINGSTON HILL
While this kittenish comedy was going on something younger and more tragical was in progress in the two adjacent houses.
ARUNDELEDWARD FREDERIC BENSON
This object is not to be accomplished by adopting juvenile dress and kittenish ways.
THE SECRET OF A HAPPY HOME (1896)MARION HARLAND
As Stella climbed into the saddle, Hatrack gave two or three kittenish jumps, and the crowd yelled.
TED STRONG'S MOTOR CAREDWARD C. TAYLOR
Gallant hidalgo, infuriately jealous, kittenish lady, made nocturnal orisons.
HILDEGARDE'S HARVESTLAURA E. RICHARDS
Only Tom Skip-an'-jump, who still kept his kittenish tricks, went frisking after his tail and turning somersaults in the hay.
MISS ELLIOT'S GIRLSMRS MARY SPRING CORNING
Look at Steele now,—in the late fifties, but just at the mention of a name like Josie Vernon he gets kittenish!
SHORTY MCCABE ON THE JOBSEWELL FORD
Cherry was her father's own daughter, and, with all her kittenish softness, had a very decided will of her own.
THE LOST TREASURE OF TREVLYNEVELYN EVERETT-GREEN
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WORDS RELATED TO KITTENISH

  • coy
  • flirting
  • flirty
  • kittenish
  • teasing
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