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Adj.1.boylike - befitting or characteristic of a young boy; "a boyish grin"; "schoolboyish pranks"
young, immature - (used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth; "young people"
Adv.1.boylike - like a boy; "he smiled boyishly at his fiancee"
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Bull on a green field who shall help me.' Boylike, if an acquaintance had a scheme, Kim was quite ready with one of his own; and,boylike, he had really thought for as much as twenty minutes at a time of his father's prophecy.
Boylike, Harvey imitated all the men by turns, till he had combined Disko's peculiar stoop at the wheel, Long Jack's swinging overhand when the lines were hauled, Manuel's round-shouldered but effective stroke in a dory, and Tom Platt's generous Ohio stride along the deck.
"Perhaps I should have ironed it," Wendy said thoughtfully, but Peter, boylike, was indifferent to appearances, and he was now jumping about in the wildest glee.
As I sit here and count down the days with boylike anticipation of where I will watch this year's pyrotechnic display, I wonder just what makes "the Fourth" so unique.
He was lean and muscular but still boylike. He had on long red swimming shorts and wore his hair in cornrows.