boyish boyish  /ˈbɔɪ ɪʃ/


  • (adj) befitting or characteristic of a young boy



  1. And Yankee's rapid-fire rapping, boyish good looks and exceptional work ethic have helped turn what is basically club music into an international phenomenon.
  2. The search for evidence about the soul that underlies Bill Gates' intellectual operating system is a task that even this boyish man might find a challenge.
  3. We're in sequel land here bigger bangs for bigger bucks, but without the freshness, the boyish joy in their own inventiveness with which the Wachowskis infused the original.


  1. Youngest state GOP chairman looks to appeal to 'buffet generation'

    Washington (CNN) - When the chairman of the South Carolina Republican Party abruptly resigned two weeks ago to take a new job in Washington, GOP activists appointed Matt Moore, the party's former executive director, to replace their leader. Moore earned another distinction in the process. The boyish-looking 31-year-old is now the youngest state party chairman […]
    on June 20, 2013     Source: CNN Political Ticker

  2. Review: One Direction performs charming, cozy show to sold-out Columbus audience

    One Direction performs a sold-out show in Columbus June 18. One Direction has being a boy band down to a science. Screams erupted out of Nationwide Arena Tuesday night as One Direction performed in all their boyish charm to a sold-out audience.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Lantern


  1. Appearing on the CBS "Late Show with David Letterman" in May, Roberts said her children "seem to really love each other. He's sort of very boyish and masculine. He has red hair and big green eyes. And she's very girlish and has very blonde hair and...
    on Dec 29, 2006 By: Julia Roberts Source: Reuters

  2. "There is a lot more cricket in Tendulkar. He still looks so boyish. It's is a bit scary to notice how many hundreds he has notched up in Test cricket and not to mention those one-day hundreds. He's just a credit to cricket. I know he has been...
    on Jul 29, 2007 By: Allan Donald Source: Hindu

  3. Frank called Schiff "the ideal boy: tall, slim and good-looking, with a serious, quiet and intelligent face. He had dark hair, beautiful brown eyes, ruddy cheeks and a nicely pointed nose. I was crazy about his smile, which made him look so boyish...
    on Feb 25, 2008 By: Anne Frank Source: AFP

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