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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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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.
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.
Adopt the fashion mindset of a man, whether you want to do boylike lounging in oversized shirts, jeans and cardigans or Mr Sharp in tailored suiting and shiny brogues.
Models' gender identities include "mtf genderqueer," "femme-tomboy," "lady dandy," "girly boylike girl," "fag elf boy"--more interesting than SuicideGirls' options of "male," "female" and the vague catch-all "exotic.