Definition of Kittenish

1. Adjective. Playful like a lively kitten.

Exact synonyms: Frisky
Similar to: Playful
Derivative terms: Friskiness



Definition of Kittenish

1. a. Resembling a kitten; playful; as, a kittenish disposition.

Definition of Kittenish

1. Adjective. Having the qualities or likeness of a kitten. ¹

2. Adjective. playful ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Kittenish

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kittenish

kitt
kittatinnyite
kitted
kitted out
kitteh
kittehs
kittel
kittels
kitten
kitten-tails
kitten heel
kitten heels
kittened
kittenhood
kittening
kittenish (current term)
kittenishly
kittenishness
kittenishnesses
kittenlike
kittens
kitteny
kittereen
kittie
kitties
kitting
kitting out
kittiwake
kittiwakes
kittle

Literary usage of Kittenish

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1. Woman--through a Man's Eyeglass by Malcolm Charles Salaman (1892)
"And what annoys me is that the majority of sycophantic guests actually encourage Miss kittenish in these suburban atrocities, pretending they are amused, ..."

2. The New Republic Book: Selections from the First-hundred Issues (1916)
"They call this Feather River," remarks the perennially kittenish lady in blue ... The stout lady reflects, the kittenish lady smiles, the spare lady from ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1872)
"... and sometimes an unexpected windfall of that—to be as princes among a good-natured people, even though you have to put up with their kittenish nature ..."

4. Plays and Players: Leaves from a Critic's Scrapbook by Walter Prichard Eaton (1916)
"She still has the charm of youth, too, and she can be as kittenish as the youngest of them. But she can top them all when it comes to real impersonation. ..."

5. A Supplementary English Glossary by Thomas Lewis Owen Davies (1881)
"kittenish, kitten-like. Such a kittenish disposition in her I called it ; for it is not so much the love of power that predominates in her mind, ..."

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