Definition of girlish
: of, relating to, or having the characteristics of a girl or girlhood
Recent Examples of girlish from the Web
The color, though, was a departure for the First Lady, who is often seen in midnight blue and black; amping up the girlish effect were Louis Vuitton’s shoulder bag and stilettos in a matching neutral shade that had a leg-lengthening effect.
But the moment in time didn't stop there: a wash of coppered eye shadow—framed by a characteristic power brow—was given a girlish vibe by way of glitzy baubles at ear-level and a swipe of bubblegum pink lipstick.
Pony is girlish, anxious and so itchy it’s like something unknowable is nibbling away at her.
Her high-pitched, girlish voice gave her a spacey, sometimes ditsy, quality that worked well in comic roles.
The teenagers here are Gwen, Julia’s lanky and still-girlish 16-year-old, and Nathan, James’s charismatic and cocky 17-year-old progeny, who are now thrust together under one roof.
But the outpouring of relief among user who found Clue to be non-pink and gender neutral suggests a pent-up demand for apps that are less girlish.
Her girlish face and wavy blonde hair became the perfect picture of Parisian alternative pop, and her sensitive but fun point of view made her a perfect choice for a collaboration on The Chainsmokers' debut album Memories...
Costa is 51 and girlish, with shoulder-length auburn hair and a wide smile.
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First Known Use of girlish
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Definition of girlish for Students
: having the characteristics of a girl
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