Definition of Boyishness

1. Noun. Being characteristic of a boy.

Generic synonyms: Masculinity
Derivative terms: Boyish



Definition of Boyishness

1. n. The manners or behavior of a boy.

Definition of Boyishness

1. Noun. The characteristic of being boyish. ¹

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Definition of Boyishness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Boyishness

boydekins
boyed
boyf
boyfriend
boyfriendless
boyfriends
boyfriendship
boyfs
boyg
boygs
boyhood
boyhoods
boying
boyish
boyishly
boyishness (current term)
boyishnesses
boyism
boykin
boykind
boykins
boyla
boylas
boyle's law
boyleite
boylike
boylovers

Literary usage of Boyishness

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1. America's Coming-of-age by Van Wyck Brooks (1915)
"It is in his social criticism that he betrays the incurable boyishness, the superannuated boyishness of the Emersonian tradition in its main line of ..."

2. The Bookman (1900)
"He is, indeed, the grown-up boy of American politics; and if his boyishness accounts for much of his undoubted popularity, it accounts also for much in his ..."

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