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Meaning of BOYISH

Pronunciation:  'boyish

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  befitting or characteristic of a young boy; "a boyish grin"; "schoolboyish pranks"

BOYISH is a 6 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: boylike, immature, schoolboyish, young



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Boy"ish\, a.
Resembling a boy in a manners or opinions; belonging to a
boy; childish; trifling; puerile.

      A boyish, odd conceit.                   --Baillie.

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