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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishboyishboy‧ish /ˈbɔɪ-ɪʃ/ adjective  CHILDsomeone who is boyish looks or behaves like a boy in a way that is attractivegirlish boyish good looks At 45, she still had a trim boyish figure.boyishly adverb boyishly handsomeboyishness noun [uncountable]
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boyishHis artlessness was boyish and so were his acuteness and his transparent but somewhat belated good sense.Thor cut through their courteous offerings of hospitality with a boyish challenge.Pale ears beneath a boyish crewcut were pricked up alertly.There was the boyish enthusiasm and raw speed of Maurice Greene and the quiet, understated professionalism of the unbeatable Michael Johnson.Chuck has blond hair and a smooth boyish face.Even his classic boyish looks seem to proclaim his good humour and openness.Peter Frechette plays Peter as emerging into manhood from a scruffy, boyish petulance.Still very boyish, smooth and neat; no imbalance yet, he caught a wonderful perfection.He had an engaging smile, quite boyish, which transformed his otherwise serious face.boyish figureAt last my boyish figure had acquired some status and a more attractive description: gamine.
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