Definition of Boyish

1. Adjective. Befitting or characteristic of a young boy. "Schoolboyish pranks"

Exact synonyms: Boylike, Schoolboyish
Similar to: Immature, Young
Derivative terms: Boyishness



Definition of Boyish

1. a. Resembling a boy in a manners or opinions; belonging to a boy; childish; trifling; puerile.

Definition of Boyish

1. Adjective. Like a boy. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Boyish

1. resembling a boy [adj] : BOYISHLY [adv] - See also: boy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Boyish

boydekin
boydekins
boyed
boyf
boyfriend
boyfriendless
boyfriends
boyfriendship
boyfs
boyg
boygs
boyhood
boyhoods
boying
boyish (current term)
boyishly
boyishness
boyishnesses
boyism
boykin
boykind
boykins
boyla
boylas
boyle's law
boyleite
boylike

Literary usage of Boyish

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1. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"... and he strew'd to earth The rampart with all ease, as when a child Strews sand upon the sea-shore ; mimic mounds He heaps in boyish sport, ..."

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