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Meaning of "girlishly" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GIRLISHLY

girlishly  [ˈɡɜːlɪʃlɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GIRLISHLY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Girlishly is an adverb.
The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES GIRLISHLY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of girlishly in the English dictionary

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


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GIRLISHLY


bullishly
ˈbʊlɪʃlɪ
childishly
ˈtʃaɪldɪʃlɪ
churlishly
ˈtʃɜːlɪʃlɪ
devilishly
ˈdevlɪʃlɪ
dollishly
ˈdɒlɪʃlɪ
dullishly
ˈdʌlɪʃlɪ
fallalishly
fælˈlælɪʃlɪ
feverishly
ˈfiːvərɪʃlɪ
fiendishly
ˈfiːndɪʃlɪ
foolishly
ˈfuːlɪʃlɪ
ghoulishly
ˈɡuːlɪʃlɪ
hellishly
ˈhɛlɪʃlɪ
lavishly
ˈlævɪʃlɪ
mulishly
ˈmjuːlɪʃlɪ
owlishly
ˈaʊlɪʃlɪ
sheepishly
ˈʃiːpɪʃlɪ
sluggishly
ˈslʌɡɪʃlɪ
stylishly
ˈstaɪlɪʃlɪ
ticklishly
ˈtɪklɪʃlɪ
unselfishly
ʌnˈsɛlfɪʃlɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GIRLISHLY

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

WORDS THAT END LIKE GIRLISHLY

aguishly
amateurishly
boyishly
cartoonishly
clannishly
cliquishly
coquettishly
doltishly
freakishly
freshly
garishly
impishly
knavishly
oafishly
outlandishly
peevishly
selfishly
skittishly
squeamishly
uppishly
waggishly

Synonyms and antonyms of girlishly in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «girlishly» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GIRLISHLY

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

Translator English - Chinese

girlishly
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

girlishly
570 millions of speakers

English

girlishly
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

girlishly
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

girlishly
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

девичьи
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

girlishly
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

girlishly
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

girlishly
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Girlishly
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

mädchenhaft
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

girlishly
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

girlishly
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Girlishly
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

girlishly
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

girlishly
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

गर्लफ्रेंडून
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

girlishly
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ragazzina
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dziewczęco
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

дівочі
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

fetiță
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

girlishly
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

girlishly
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

flickaktigt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

girlishly
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of girlishly

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GIRLISHLY»

The term «girlishly» is normally little used and occupies the 134.498 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GIRLISHLY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «girlishly» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «girlishly» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIRLISHLY»

Discover the use of girlishly in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to girlishly and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Reading Boyishly: Roland Barthes, J. M. Barrie, Jacques ...
8 In fact, it was through Alice and Carroll's Alicious texts that I first found my own place to revel, not in "reading boyishly" but, in "reading girlishly." For me that was a place to begin. That was a place to play "out" those girl- things disavowed by ...
Carol Mavor, 2008
2
Dramatic Critic: Selected Reviews (1922-1939)
It was at Brighton, when she was 16 years old, that Penelope, having girlishly escaped from the panelled drawing-r0 om through which her stupendous aunt was accustomed to stalk, went, still girlishly, to a supper party with two indubitable ...
Charles Morgan, Roger Morgan, 2013
3
Japanese Language, Gender, and Ideology : Cultural Models ...
“Let's. Dress. a. Little. Girlishly!” or. “Conquer. Short. Pants!” Constructing Gendered Communities in Fashion Magazines for Young People. Like. all forms of mass communication, fashion magazines for young people use language to construct ...
Department of Linguistics California State University Shigeko Okamoto Professor of Linguistics and Japanese, Fresno, Davis Janet S. Shibamoto Smith Professor of Anthropology University of California, 2004
4
Emerald's Hope
“I'm such a chatterbox," Eugenia gushed girlishly. Much too girlishly, Emerald thought. I'm making her nervous. She must be wondering if I have some special Irish disease. “When I got your note, I did want to come to your home. But you know ...
Joyce Carlow, 2000
5
The Manœuvring Mother
girlishly. I beg you will consider my shocked feelings.'* Christobelle did make an effort to shake off the bonds which seemed to bind her spirits with links of iron. She turned from the contemplation of Sir John Spottiswoode and Fanny Ponsonby, ...
Lady Charlotte Campbell Bury, 1842
6
Ski
She Does It Her Way Feisty Betsy Pratt has given Mad River Glen her personality — and shaped a Vermont classic. Pratt on patrol: "She manages to seem both girlishly vulnerable and somehow indomitable, strong as the steel cable on which  ...
7
The Essays of George Eliot
AISTYMEDE was once a girlishly handsome, precocious v!X youth. That one cannot, for any considerable number of years, go on being youthful, girlishly handsome, and precocious, seems, on consideration, to be a statement as worthy of ...
George Eliot, 2007
8
Situating: Critical Essays for Activists and Scholars
What is interesting about the cartoon and the above portrayal is its use of feminized terms such as “liquid—eyed,” “girlishly pretty,” “breast-long beard” combined with his representation in a burqa com— plaining about the heat generated by ...
Jo-Anne Lee, John Lutz, 2005
9
A Complete Dictionary of the English Language
GIRLISHLY, girlishly. ad. In a girlish manner. GIRT, girl*, part. pass, from To Gi&d. See Gird. To GIRT, girt', v. a. To gird, to encompass, to encircle. GIRTH, girth s. The band by which the saddle or burthen is fixed upon the horse ; the compass ...
Thomas Sheridan, 1789
10
never trust a city slicker
JULlUS: l am the greatest Shakespearean actor of the ninteenth century. MADAME MACARONl: (Girlishly.) Good morning, Julius. JULlUS: Ah, the charming and talented star of the opera house . . . Madame Noodle. MADAME MACARONl: Not ...

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GIRLISHLY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term girlishly is used in the context of the following news items.
1
We all age at different rates, but how old do you really feel?
When I'm friendly I feel I'm being girlishly desperate. When I try to be all sociable lifestyle chic, like a living embodiment of Red magazine, I feel ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
2
Theatre review: The Importance Of Being Earnest starring David …
Handsomely mounted, it benefits greatly from the inclusion of Michelle Dotrice as Miss Prism, girlishly simpering when courted by her admirer ... «Express.co.uk, Jul 15»
3
Zerozerozero by Roberto Saviano, book review: The terrifying …
I also wish that I knew what he was thinking when he wrote that Natalia Paris, a Colombian model who became a narco wife, "was girlishly ... «The Independent, Jul 15»
4
Sex in the city: Is the economic boom a boon to sex workers?
She's girlishly unpredictable, she makes you feel alive. Adrian likes playing that role, making guys with monotonous lives “feel excited.”. «KALW, Jul 15»
5
Fuck Yogurt
Managing to seem both aggressively performative and girlishly private, yogurt—as comedian Sarah Haskins explains in her web series, ... «Jezebel, Jun 15»
6
20 R&B Albums Rolling Stone Loved in the 1970s You Never Heard
... music a new vocal sound, one that's both direct and elusive, girlishly simple and musically sophisticated, sexy without being huff-and-puffy. «RollingStone.com, Jun 15»
7
Sofie Laguna's Miles Franklin win helps keep half the world visible
I don't know about the girlishly emotional parts of the book – I leave that to girl readers to judge. Sofie Laguna joins 11 of Australia's most ... «The Conversation AU, Jun 15»
8
Cersei Lannister's Fashion Evolution Through 'Game Of Thrones …
Michele Clapton told Fast Company, “She honed this look that was girlishly sexy because she could see that it was exactly what Cersei couldn't do. The more ... «Bustle, Jun 15»
9
Ellie Kemper on Kimmy Schmidt Character: "She Is Very Girlishly
"I think that [Kimmy] came from this horrible, unspeakable experience, and she is tough like a young girl might be tough. She is all pinks and ... «Hollywood Reporter, Jun 15»
10
'Game of Thrones' recap: 'Hardhome'
He gives her some poison, and Arya smiles girlishly as she leaves. (She'd post “#winning” if she were on social media.) Most of the episode ... «Creative Loafing Atlanta, Jun 15»

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