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boyish (German)

Part of speech: adjective

Increases:
positive girlish, Comparative more girlish, Superlative most girly
Hyphenation:
mäd | chen | haft, comparative: mäd | chen | haf | ter, superlative: am mäd | chen | haf | tes
Pronunciation / Stress:
IPA: [ˈMɛːtçənhaft], comparative: [ˈmɛːtçənhaftɐ], superlative: [ˈmɛːtçənhaftəstn̩]
Word meaning / definition:
1) like a girl, like a girl
Origin of the term:
Derivation of girl with the derivative (derivative morpheme) -like
Male word forms:
1) boyish, boyish
Application examples:
1) “Whether the reader sees the Effi Briest as a young but adult woman or as a girlish was up to everyone. "
Typical word combinations:
1) girlishAppearance, behavior
Derived words:
Girlhood

Translations

  • English: 1) girlish
  • Swedish: 1) Flickaktig

Practical example sentences

Automatically selected examples in German:

From extremely provocative to girlish Playful: When stars are carried out by their loved ones, they naturally also want to impress with their outfits.
Gala.de, September 16, 2018

'My family thought we were oriental and girlish play, 'says the guitarist.
n-tv.de, April 14, 2019

The Chancellor rose on tiptoe, grabbed the President, smiled girlish ecstatic to finally nestle her forehead against his temple: a man and a woman, removed from the world for the moment.
Achgut.com, November 12, 2018

The short sleeves and the round neckline let it go girlish Act. On the other hand, the skirt part of the robe, which was made in balloon style, looked elegant. Ratajkowski only combined a silver earring with the striking dress.
Brigitte.de, November 6, 2018

The asylum authorities have criticized the asylum decision, according to which a homosexual Iraqi is considered to be 'to girly ' was rejected, checked immediately. The decision did not contain any 'clichéd formulations', it said.
DiePresse.com, 23 August 2018

We'll show you how to combine the delicate ice cream tones without too much girlish to act. The wishy-washy weather doesn't really play along when it comes to spring, our wardrobe, on the other hand, longs for a fresh breeze.
Brigitte.de, March 7, 2020

That is an 'iconic' figure that shows that you are at the same time girlish and can be smart, writes Kaling on Twitter.
stern.de, May 20, 2020

We almost didn't recognize her: The US singer Lana Del Rey shows herself in a recent selfie on Instagram without make-up and girlish.
Day 24, May 13, 2020

The actress and singer Christel Peschke has died. She played on the city's stages for around 40 years girlish and yet resolute charm.
Augsburger Allgemeine, October 23, 2020

With 'Cassandra Darke', the Englishwoman Posy Simmonds achieves an almost impossible feat: Her graphic novel about a fun brake is age-wise, age-mild and at the same time enchanting girlish.
Spiegel Online, November 18, 2019

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Grammar / Declinations

Inflection girlish - The declension of the adjective girlish

 NominativeGenitivedativeaccusative
definite article
Masculinethe girlish oneof the girlishthe girlishthe girlish
Femininethe girlishthe girlishthe girlishthe girlish
neuterthe girlishof the girlishthe girlishthe girlish
Pluralthe girlishthe girlishthe girlishthe girlish
indefinite article
Masculinea girlish oneof a girlisha girlish onea girlish one
Femininea girlish onea girlish onea girlish onea girlish one
neutera girlish oneof a girlisha girlish onea girlish one
without article
Masculinemore girlishgirlishgirlishgirlish
Femininegirlishmore girlishmore girlishgirlish
neutergirlishgirlishgirlishgirlish
Pluralgirlishmore girlishgirlishgirlish

Thesaurus & Synonyms

  • decent: in line with the (rather prudish) sexual morality; according to the rules of conduct; moral integrity; coll. full, good
  • virgin: upscale, obsolete: as a girl / woman untouched, i.e. without having already practiced sexual intercourse / cohabitation; transferred as a landscape / object still untouched, i.e. not discovered, used, entered or the like
  • chaste: abstinence from sex; according to certain moral conditions
  • purely: completely unpolluted; without bad thoughts (especially sexual); exclusively, completely
  • demure: obsolete: in accordance with good morals; obsolete, by women: reluctant towards men
  • immaculate (Bibl.): without pollution; morally pure
  • untouched: not attacked (with hands); not changed by human influences; of female persons: not having had sexual intercourse yet; not affected, not affected
  • blameless: due to irreproachable behavior with a good reputation, free from public censure
  • innocent: without guilt, not guilty; morally and morally pure, incapable of sin; containing nothing bad or bad; without sexual experience
  • unspoiled
  • chaste: having a high degree of decency, behaving morally and morally
  • (very young
  • very young: very young, almost childlike
  • boyish: like a boy, like a boy
  • childish
  • childlike: Same or similar to a child, in the state of a child
  • boyish: have a figure, a face or a haircut like a boy or be dressed like a boy
  • underage: not grown up in the legal sense
  • outrageously young (coll.)

Another word (synonym) for girlish - source: OpenThesaurus


Dictionary entries

Entries from our dictionary that contain "girlish":

girl: ... Girls 3) Girls for everything Derived words: girl's eye, girlish, girl trafficking, girl class, girl name, girl boarding school, girl school ...

thirty: ... but your thirty. modern: there were thirty of them. 2) For thirty she still looks very girlish. 3) You have to drive thirty here. Typical word combinations: 1) to ...

παρθένος: ... had: virgin, girl 2) general: unmarried woman 3) adjectival: virgin, girlish 4) adjectival, transferred: pure, chaste Origin of the term: the etymology ...

Bridal veil: ... hands put the bridal veil over the beautiful, blonde head of the girl. "1)" Very elegant, girlishly chaste in her myrtle-strewn bridal veil walked Dora Delfert on the ...

boyish: boyish Female word forms: 1) girlish Examples of use: 1) "Scientific studies have found that girls' books are almost exclusively addressed to women and are rigorously rejected by boys, while boyish books, e.g.


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