coltish

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adjective colt·ish \ ˈkōl-tish \

Definition of coltish

1 a :not subjected to discipline
b :frisky, playful
  • coltish antics
2 :of, relating to, or resembling a colt
  • coltish legs

coltishly

adverb

coltishness

noun

Examples of coltish in a Sentence

  1. off camera the actor is high-spiritedly coltish, but turns serious once the camera starts rolling

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First Known Use of coltish

14th century



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