What does girlish mean?

Definitions for girlish
ˈgɜr lɪʃgirl·ish

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. girlish, schoolgirlishadjective

    befitting or characteristic of a young girl

    "girlish charm"; "a dress too schoolgirlish for office wear"


  1. girlishadjective

    like a girl

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Girlishadjective

    Suiting a girl; youthful.

    Etymology: from girl.

    In her girlish age she kept sheep on the moor. Carew.


  1. girlish

    Femininity (also called womanliness) is a set of attributes, behaviors, and roles generally associated with women and girls. Femininity can be understood as socially constructed, and there is also some evidence that some behaviors considered feminine are influenced by both cultural factors and biological factors. To what extent femininity is biologically or socially influenced is subject to debate. It is conceptually distinct from both the female biological sex and from womanhood, as all humans can exhibit feminine and masculine traits, regardless of sex and gender.Traits traditionally cited as feminine include gracefulness, gentleness, empathy, humility, and sensitivity, though traits associated with femininity vary across societies and individuals, and are influenced by a variety of social and cultural factors.


  1. girlish

    Girlish typically refers to characteristics or behaviors that are traditionally associated with or resembling those of a young girl or female child, often involving qualities such as innocence, sweetness, delicacy, or youthfulness. It can also refer to a preference for things stereotypically enjoyed by young girls. The term can be applied across various contexts including appearance, mannerisms, style, interests, and behavior. It's important to note that societal perceptions of what is considered "girlish" can change with time and differ among cultures.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Girlishadjective

    like, or characteristic of, a girl; of or pertaining to girlhood; innocent; artless; immature; weak; as, girlish ways; girlish grief

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of girlish in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of girlish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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