girlishly girlishly  /ˈɡɜr lɪʃ li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) like a girl

Usage(s):

  1. Author Eberhart is at her best with a distraught, put-upon heroine who willfully withholds evidence from the authorities and girlishly keeps appointments with murder suspects.
  2. She's being coy about the details, but she is behaving amazingly girlishly.
  3. Though this six-foot, bearded, spinsterish Englishman never married, he was fortunate in the young men on whom he sometimes girlishly innocent crushes.

News

  • Girly with a hard edge

    Posted in Fashion / Fashion blog / Fashion pictures / Paris fashion week / Street style A little blue dress in a swinging cut could be accessorised in any number of ways. At Ulyana Sergeenko’s couture show for fall 2013, this wearer girlishly paired it with a Chanel mini chain bag and butterfly earrings while a peaked cap gave the whole look a tougher edge. Article continues . To read it in full ...
    on July 6, 2013     Source: StyleBistro

Quotes

  • "He's not the same guy who in Season 1 was sitting in the car and screaming girlishly," Mr. Schwartz said. "If the theme of last year was boy becomes man, then this year would be man becomes spy."
    on Jan 4, 2010 By: Josh Schwartz Source: New York Times

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affectation affectation
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