Definitions of girlish

  1. Girlishly. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. befitting or characteristic of a young girl; "girlish charm"; "a dress too schoolgirlish for office wear" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. Like, or characteristic of, a girl; of or pertaining to girlhood; innocent; artless; immature; weak; as, girlish ways; girlish grief. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Like a young woman or child; youthful. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for girlish

  1. And sometimes when she came to consult, her niece was with her, and Meynell, while talking to the aunt either of his people or of the progress of the heresy campaign, was always keenly aware of the girlish figure beside her- of the quick, shy smile- the voice and its tones. – The Case of Richard Meynell by Mrs. Humphrey Ward
  2. She was frank and girlish – Hilda Wade A Woman With Tenacity Of Purpose by Grant Allen