kittenish


kit·ten·ish

adjective \ˈkit-nish, ˈki-tən-ish\

: cute and playful in a way that attracts attention

Full Definition of KITTENISH

:  resembling a kitten; especially :  coyly playful
kit·ten·ish·ly adverb
kit·ten·ish·ness noun

Examples of KITTENISH

  1. <the days when young ladies at a dance were supposed to be kittenish around young men>

First Known Use of KITTENISH

1754

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