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My vocal style I haven't tried to copy from anyone. It just developed until it became the girlish whine it is today.
Robert Plant

Meaning of "girlish" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GIRLISH

girlish  [ˈɡɜːlɪʃ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GIRLISH

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Girlish is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES GIRLISH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of girlish in the English dictionary

The definition of girlish in the dictionary is of or like a girl in looks, behaviour, innocence, etc.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GIRLISH


carlish
ˈkɑːlɪʃ
churlish
ˈtʃɜːlɪʃ
coolish
ˈkuːlɪʃ
foolish
ˈfuːlɪʃ
Gaulish
ˈɡɔːlɪʃ
genteelish
dʒenˈtiːlɪʃ
ghoulish
ˈɡuːlɪʃ
mulish
ˈmjuːlɪʃ
schoolgirlish
ˈskuːlˌɡɜːlɪʃ
smallish
ˈsmɔːlɪʃ
squallish
ˈskwɔːlɪʃ
tallish
ˈtɔːlɪʃ
tomfoolish
ˌtɒmˈfuːlɪʃ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GIRLISH

girl
girl band
girl Friday
Girl Guide
girl power
Girl Scout
girl-watching
girl´s blouse
girlfriend
girlfriend experience
girlhood
girlie
girlie magazine
girlishly
girlishness
Girls´ Brigade
girly
girn
girnel
girner

WORDS THAT END LIKE GIRLISH

abolish
accomplish
American English
bullish
ceorlish
delish
demolish
devilish
embellish
establish
Middle English
nail polish
Old English
polish
publish
relish
republish
shoe polish
stylish
the English

Synonyms and antonyms of girlish in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «GIRLISH»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «girlish» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of girlish

Translation of «girlish» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GIRLISH

Find out the translation of girlish to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of girlish from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «girlish» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

少女
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

juvenil
570 millions of speakers

English

girlish
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

भोली
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بناتي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

девичья
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

juvenil
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বালিকার ন্যায়
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

de petite fille
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Girlish
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

mädchenhaft
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

女の子らしい
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

소녀의
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Girlish
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cô gái
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பெண்சார்ந்த
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मुलीची मुलगी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kız gibi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

da ragazza
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dziewczęcy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

дівоча
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

fată
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κοριτσίστικη
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

meisieagtige
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

girlish
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

girlish
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of girlish

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GIRLISH»

The term «girlish» is regularly used and occupies the 63.546 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GIRLISH» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about girlish

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QUOTES WITH «GIRLISH»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word girlish.
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Robert Plant
My vocal style I haven't tried to copy from anyone. It just developed until it became the girlish whine it is today.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIRLISH»

Discover the use of girlish in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to girlish and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Miss High-Heels: The Story of a Rich but Girlish Young ...
"I want youto associate supreme delightnot merely with your girlish fineryand loveliness, butwith the pain endured while you look your girlish best."A third time the little whalebone curled round my legs, stinging and burning them. Oh, how I ...
Anonymous
2
Weekly World News
Women just like you are washing away years of built-up fat and recapturing their girlish figures in record time. GET THE FAT OFF FAST This Super Diet with powerful once-a-day diet tablet was specially designed by a leading weight loss  ...
3
Spoken Image: Photography and Language
First, we have to blend 'carefree, girlish' (— effervescent, exuberant = youth) and ' casual' (= relaxed, studied = adult), and understand how, despite the irresistible spontaneity of the girlish mood, and the activity-centred notion of the 'casual ...
Clive Scott, 1999
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Weekly World News
Women just like you are washing away years of built-up fat and recapturing their girlish figures in record time. GET THE FAT OFF FAST This Super Diet with powerful once-a-day diet tablet was specially designed by a leading weight loss  ...
5
Weekly World News
Women just like you are washing away years of built-up fat and recapturing their girlish figures in record time. GET THE FAT OFF FAST This Super Diet with powerful once-a-day diet tablet was specially designed by a leading weight bss ...
6
Weekly World News
Women just like you are washing away years of built-up fat and recapturing their girlish figures in record time. GET THE FAT OFF FAST This Super Diet with powerful once-a-day diet tablet was specially designed by a leading weight loss  ...
7
The Medium and the Magician: Orson Welles, the Radio Years, ...
More challenging comedic portrayals, such as Fal- staff, and as producer Sidney Brandt in I Lost My Girlish Laughter the following week, were more his metier. Koch adapted this radio play from the novel written by Jane Allen, a pseudonym for ...
Paul Heyer, 2005
8
Audiobooks, Literature, and Sound Studies
31. Houseman and Welles, Treasure Island, 2:06. 32. Houseman and Welles, Treasure Island, 2:42. 33. Houseman and Welles, Treasure Island, 3:28, 3:19. 34. Houseman and Welles, Treasure Island, 3:49. 35. Howard Koch, I Lost My Girlish  ...
Matthew Rubery, Reader in Nineteenth-Century Literature Matthew Rubery, 2011
9
Weekly World News
_ .-□-., ,..,.□□, ... ..,,.. □_-- □ Thousands of Women Get Back Girlish Figures on incredible Super Diet Doctor's Explosive Quicktrim II Tablet Diet Plan Burns Fat with such astonishing speed. ..you can lose up to 20, 40, 80 lbs. or more in record  ...
10
Identity Theory
As an example, suppose Billy rates himself as follows on the items measuring gender meaning: ASABOYIAM .. hard _____:__X___ :______ :______ :_____ soft strong _____:__X___ :______ :______ :_____ weak girlish _____:______ ...
Riverside Peter J. Burke Professor of Sociology University of California, Riverside Jan E. Stets Professor of Sociology University of California, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GIRLISH»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term girlish is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Why You Should Watch: Miss Bala
Her dreams are simple and girlish – she wants to be a beauty pageant queen. But when she's caught in a nightclub shoot-out, Laura becomes ... «SBS, Jul 15»
2
Luis Collazo: PBC Employee of the Month
... while his girlish locks are hardened into warrior braids – got jeopardized towards the end of the otherwise unwatchable fifth round, Saturday, ... «15rounds.com, Jul 15»
3
Candace Bushnell's Killing Monica novel borrows from her own life
... alter-egos: if not, perhaps, the girlish Carrie Bradshaw then PJ Wallis, the world-weary heroine of Bushnell's new novel, Killing Monica. «Sydney Morning Herald, Jul 15»
4
The spies who loved me: my dad, the Stasi agent
... 15-year old's girlish handwriting. “I want enemies to be rendered harmless,” it reads, “and for people who are on the wrong path to be helped. «The Guardian, Jul 15»
5
The first novels of Salman Rushdie and Amitav Ghosh were more …
Alu shares his home with the likes of Professor Samuel, the bespectacled and pedantic lover of queues, the girlish Kulfi who gets her name ... «Scroll.in, Jul 15»
6
'Till death do us part: A true love story
... can't completely understand how lucky I am to find this lady next to me,” he added as Kit shared a grin that showed off her girlish dimples. «DL-Online, Jul 15»
7
Garaña: A little too honest
I say this, because whenever her husband is around she becomes a completely different person—all girlish and giggly. And when he's not with ... «Sun.Star, Jul 15»
8
Review: Tibbits' 'Peter Pan' is a pure delight
Her English accent is spot-on, which makes her girlish attempts at motherhood all the more endearing. It is easy to see why the Lost Boys follow ... «Battle Creek Enquirer, Jul 15»
9
Long walk to justice: Transgender voices from across India
But in my family's eyes this was a 'girlish' talent. They wanted me to be adept at using firearms and not dance. I wanted to get away from this ... «Scoop.co.nz, Jul 15»
10
Semenchuk / Deutsch @ Wigmore Hall, London
Semenchuk displayed a prodigious vocal talent for delivering all of the nuances described above, from girlish and flirty to womanly and ... «musicOMH.com, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Girlish [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/girlish>. Feb 2021 ».
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