noun tom·boy \ˈtäm-ˌbi\

: a girl who enjoys things that people think are more suited to boys

Full Definition of TOMBOY

:  a girl who behaves in a manner usually considered boyish
tom·boy·ish \-ish\ adjective
tom·boy·ish·ness noun

First Known Use of TOMBOY



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