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colt·ish

 (kōl′tĭsh)
adj.
1. Relating to or suggestive of a colt.
2. Lively and playful; frisky.

colt′ish·ly adv.
colt′ish·ness n.
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coltish

(ˈkəʊltɪʃ)
adj
1. inexperienced; unruly
2. playful and lively
ˈcoltishly adv
ˈcoltishness n
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colt•ish

(ˈkoʊl tɪʃ)

adj.
1. playful; frolicsome.
2. of, pertaining to, or resembling a colt.
3. not trained or disciplined; unruly; wild.
[1350–1400]
colt′ish•ly, adv.
colt′ish•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.coltish - given to merry frolicking; "frolicsome students celebrated their graduation with parties and practical jokes"
playful - full of fun and high spirits; "playful children just let loose from school"
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Translations

coltish

[ˈkəʊltɪʃ] ADJjuguetón, retozón
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