boyishly


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boy·ish

 (boi′ĭsh)
adj.
Characteristic of or befitting a boy: boyish charm.

boy′ish·ly adv.
boy′ish·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.boyishly - like a boy; "he smiled boyishly at his fiancee"
Translations

boyishly

[ˈbɔɪɪʃli] advcomme un jeune garçonboy racer njeune conducteur m imprudentboy scout (old-fashioned) nscout m, éclaireur m
the Boy Scouts → les scoutsboy wonder njeune prodige m

boyishly

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But then, you see, that's all part of the day's work," he wound up boyishly.
He gratefully took the kind hand that had sustained him: he said, simply, almost boyishly, "Thank you, Julian.
said Jessie, with an alarming frank laugh of relief, that was, however, as frankly reflected in the boyishly appreciative eyes of the young men.
He had burst forth at once with the plain fact, feeling boyishly miserable and without verbal resources.
A thick crop of dusty brown hair was parted boyishly on the side with a lateral wave above the dry, furrowed forehead.
Boyishly handsome lead actor Dylan O'Brien, above, was seriously injured on set and production shut down for almost a year while he recovered.
Boyishly handsome lead actor Dylan O'Brien was badly injured on the set of the final chapter and production shut down for almost a year to allow him to recover.
Sergei Rachmaninoff is a young person's composer, full of sound and fury, his music delighting listeners on Its own boyishly bombastic terms.
Set in 1960, Days of Being Wild focuses on the young and boyishly handsome Yuddy (Leslie Cheung), who learns from the woman who raised him that she is not his real mother.
We were grinning boyishly as we smeared the round pastry with the coffee-flavoured cream and skidded the concoction against the cinnamon-ribbon dividing the plate.
They felt like boys and wanted to wear male clothing and acted boyishly.
Lustig sounds boyishly enthusiastic about Celtic but he'll be among their elder statesmen this weekend.