kittenish

adjective kit·ten·ish \ ˈkit-nish , ˈki-tᵊn-ish \

Definition of kittenish

: resembling a kitten; especially : coyly playful

kittenishly

adverb

kittenishness

noun

Examples of kittenish in a Sentence

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

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First Known Use of kittenish

1753

kittenish Synonyms


KITTENISH Defined for English Language Learners

kittenish

adjective

Definition of kittenish for English Language Learners

  • : cute and playful in a way that attracts attention


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