boyishly boyishly


  • (adv) like a boy


  1. The face, at age 41, is lean and boyishly handsome, the hair neatly trimmed; there is a casual elegance about his dress.
  2. One was boyishly handsome Guillermo Patricio Kelly, top bullyboy of Pern's street-fighting Alianza greyshirts.
  3. Painted in lace jabots, powdered wigs and colorful velvet jackets, the 52 on display at the Tate looked boyishly innocent, boyishly arrogant.


  • Hat trick for Patrick propels Hawks

    Patrick Kane's goal with 8:20 left in the second overtime lifted the Blackhawks to a 4-3 win over the Kings, vaulting then into the Stanley Cup finals against Boston. His third goal (and fourth in two games) came when he finished off a 2-on-1 with Jonathan Toews, one-timing a shot past Quick. Kane slid boyishly across center ice, punctuating his celebration with a right fist pump, before ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Daily Herald


  • By facial expression alone, Tykwer says, Whishaw can project a persona that's "deeply disturbing and boyishly innocent and beautiful."
    on Jan 7, 2007 By: Tom Tykwer Source: San Jose Mercury News

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amiable amiable
/ˈeɪ mi ə bəl /