Definition of Girlishly

1. Adverb. Like a girl. "She was girlishly shy"

Partainyms: Girlish



Definition of Girlishly

1. Adverb. In a girlish manner. ¹

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Definition of Girlishly

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Girlishly

girlhood
girlhoods
girlie
girlie girl
girlie girls
girlier
girlies
girliest
girlified
girlifies
girlify
girlifying
girlily
girliness
girlish
girlishly (current term)
girlishness
girlishnesses
girlless
girllike
girllovers
girlness
girlond
girlonds
girls
girls' room
girls Friday
girls next door

Literary usage of Girlishly

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1. A Handbook of the Ila Language by Edwin William Smith (1907)
"... adv. girlishly, in the manner of a girl (one past puberty). ... ad;', girlishly, in the manner of a young girl. ..."

2. George Eliot's Works by George Eliot (1894)
"GANYMEDE was once a girlishly handsome, precocious youth. That one cannot, for any considerable number of years, go on being youthful, girlishly handsome, ..."

3. Belgravia by Mary Elizabeth Braddon (1878)
"He glanced once and once only to where Muriel stood, tall and graceful, girlishly supple, girlishly simple too, ..."

4. A Ward of the Golden Gate by Bret Harte (1890)
"said Paul, watching her girlishly animated face. " Yes; and as you don't ask questions, I '11 tell you why. There is one of the sweetest old ladies there ..."

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