kittenish

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kit·ten·ish

 (kĭt′n-ĭsh)
adj.
Playfully coy and frisky.

kit′ten·ish·ly adv.
kit′ten·ish·ness n.

kittenish

(ˈkɪtənɪʃ)
adj
1. like a kitten; lively
2. (of a woman) flirtatious, esp coyly flirtatious
ˈkittenishly adv
ˈkittenishness n

kit•ten•ish

(ˈkɪt n ɪʃ)

adj.
1. coyly playful.
2. like or in the manner of a kitten.
[1745–55]
kit′ten•ish•ly, adv.
kit′ten•ish•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.kittenish - playful like a lively kitten
playful - full of fun and high spirits; "playful children just let loose from school"

kittenish

Translations
لَعوب
legesyg
fjörugur

kittenish

[ˈkɪtənɪʃ] ADJ (fig) → picaruelo, coquetón, retozón

kittenish

adjverspielt; (fig) womankokett

kittenish

[ˈkɪtnɪʃ] adjda gattina

kitten

(ˈkitn) noun
a young cat. The cat had five kittens last week.
ˈkittenish adjective
playful.
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Thus companionably miscast, they sparred beautifully together, Lopez Vasquz coming in under Leons high-wrought kittenishness with sly comic skill.