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Meaning of "girlishness" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GIRLISHNESS

girlishness  [ˈɡɜːlɪʃnəs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GIRLISHNESS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Girlishness is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES GIRLISHNESS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of girlishness in the English dictionary

The definition of girlishness in the dictionary is the fact of behaving or looking like a girl.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GIRLISHNESS


bearishness
ˈbɛərɪʃnəs
bluishness
ˈbluːɪʃnəs
boyishness
ˈbɔɪɪʃnəs
brackishness
ˈbrækɪʃnəs
bullishness
ˈbʊlɪʃnəs
dollishness
ˈdɒlɪʃnəs
dwarfishness
ˈdwɔːfɪʃnəs
elfishness
ˈɛlfɪʃnəs
Englishness
ˈɪŋɡlɪʃnəs
greenishness
ˈɡriːnɪʃnəs
hellishness
ˈhelɪʃnəs
hoggishness
ˈhɒɡɪʃnəs
Jewishness
ˈdʒuːɪʃnəs
owlishness
ˈaʊlɪʃnəs
qualmishness
ˈkwɑːmɪʃnəs
reddishness
ˈrɛdɪʃnəs
sottishness
ˈsɒtɪʃnəs
thievishness
ˈθiːvɪʃnəs
ticklishness
ˈtɪklɪʃnəs
tomfoolishness
ˌtɒmˈfuːlɪʃnəs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GIRLISHNESS

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

WORDS THAT END LIKE GIRLISHNESS

Britishness
business
Caithness
childishness
foolishness
foppishness
freshness
harshness
highness
lushness
much of a muchness
rashness
richness
roughness
Royal Highness
selfishness
smoothness
stylishness
thoroughness
toughness
unselfishness

Synonyms and antonyms of girlishness in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «girlishness» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GIRLISHNESS

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

Translator English - Chinese

girlishness
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

girlishness
570 millions of speakers

English

girlishness
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

लड़कीपन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

صبيانية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

girlishness
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

girlishness
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

girlishness
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

ressemblance a une fille
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Girlishness
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Mädchenhaftigkeit
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

girlishness
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

소녀 다움
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Girlishness
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

giống cái
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பெண்பிள்ளைத்தனத்தை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मुलीची चेष्टा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

genç kızlık hali
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

girlishness
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dziewczęcość
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

girlishness
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

girlishness
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

girlishness
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

maagdelijkheid
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

girlishness
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

girlishness
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of girlishness

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GIRLISHNESS»

The term «girlishness» is normally little used and occupies the 138.306 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GIRLISHNESS» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «girlishness» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «girlishness» 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 girlishness

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIRLISHNESS»

Discover the use of girlishness in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to girlishness and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Girlhood and the Plastic Image
Morpheus to Neo, The Matrix142 Chapters 2, 3, and 4 offer a theory of girlishness . This is ultimately not a theory “about girlishness” (and even less a theory about girls), but about the concepts that feminine adolescence gives rise to and which ...
Heather Warren-Crow, 2014
2
The Writing Revolution: Cuneiform to the Internet
For example, the entry for girlish also mentions girlish/y and girlishness— both words of English, but not given their own entries. It would be silly, though, to try to create a writing system that had one symbol for girl, an entirely different one for ...
Amalia E. Gnanadesikan, 2011
3
New York Magazine
girlishness. and. a. radiant. sensuality. . ." MOVIES. Brooke Adams Roy Scheider stars in All That Jazz. ". Spain, 1972: Brooke Adams is leaning over her ironing board, dying a little bit more of boredom with each shirt she finishes. To pass the  ...
4
Interpreting the Maternal Organization
Visually,the hairboth signifies thegenetic trace of the absent father and her girlishness, worn down and undressed. This headand hair are placed over the robes of state traditionally worn by male monarchs. The freakishspectacle of thefemale ...
Heather Höpfl, Monika Kostera, 2003
5
Selected Critical Writings of George Santayana (1968)
Sending him there must have been a last desperate measure insisted on by his brothers, to cure him of his girlishness. A cruel remedy, it might seem, as if he had been sent to sea before the mast. Why hadn't his father and mother corrected ...
6
John Ruskin's Correspondence with Joan Severn: Sense and ...
Based on her readings particularly of Ethics and Praeterita, she compellingly argues that 'the essential girlishness of the true self' was 'a torment' to Ruskin. Although we followed similar paths, we reached different conclusions. Having read ...
Rachel Dickinson, 2009
7
The Girlhood of Shakespeare's Sisters: Gender, ...
For some sex workers, girlishness is a choice, whereas for others, it is a necessity . Because of the demands of poverty, not all adult women have the ability to behave in the womanly fashion so lauded by conduct manuals. The narrator's ...
Jennifer Higginbotham, 2013
8
Dayneford's Library: American Homosexual Writing, 1900-1913
Sending him [to Eton] must have been a last desperate measure insisted on by his brothers, to cure him of his girlishness . . . Why hadn't his father and mother corrected him sooner? . . . After all, too, they were Bosto- nians; and would it have  ...
James Gifford, 1995
9
We Boys Together: Teenagers in Love Before Girl-craziness
GIRL-CRAZINESS. AND. GIRLISHNESS. When a teenage boy who did like girls appeared in mass culture, he was framed as deviant, an effeminate contrast to the real, red-blooded, masculine boy who "spurned all girls with vigilant care.
Jeffery P. Dennis, 2007
10
The Age of Innocence: Revised Edition of Original Version
But he remembered how, eventhen,she hadsurprised himbydropping back toinexpressive girlishness as soon asherconscience hadbeeneased ofits burden; andhesaw thatshewould probably go through life dealing to the best of her ability  ...
Edith Wharton, 2014

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GIRLISHNESS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term girlishness is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Jacqueline Fernandez's Date night with Jackie
Jackie likes to opt for something that combines comfort with a touch of prettiness and girlishness. A silky blouse with a long bohemian skirt is ... «Free press journal, Jul 15»
2
Theatre review: The Seagull at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
Janie Dee delivers a memorably toxic creation, absurdly flexing her lithe limbs in a show of girlishness, skilfully manipulating her lover and ... «Ham&High, Jul 15»
3
Review: 'Once Upon One Noddah Time'
Sterling Beair (Da Mean Mongoose) was hilarious, and Katja Berthold (Goldilocks) was the epitome of fairy-tale girlishness. The audience ... «Honolulu Pulse, Jul 15»
4
Why Simone Rocha Uses Nudity in Her Runway Shows
Perhaps it's been Rocha's careful progression that's lessened the shock of her revealing girlishness. Nevertheless, as a female designer, her ... «Style.com, Jul 15»
5
The Importance of Being Earnest (Vaudeville Theatre)
... the best recent Lady Bs – Judi Dench at the National, Maggie Smith in the West End – have sounded new notes of vulnerability, girlishness, ... «WhatsOnStage.com, Jul 15»
6
'Ingenue to Icon' Review: The Clothes She Kept
Had she been suppressing this inclination or was it a girlishness resurfacing, a full circle coming 'round? After her fourth divorce, in 1964, ... «Wall Street Journal, Jun 15»
7
Exclusive: Bella Freud Mines Late '70s Punk and Glam Rock for Resort
That said, Freud's punk moment isn't without a little touch of girlishness. “In the punk days of the late '70s, there was still a hangover of glam ... «Style.com, Jun 15»
8
The kind of movies I'm in, you're lucky if your mum sees it
At 43, there is still a girlishness about the actress, and she smiles and laughs her way through breakfast - for her, a full English (eggs scrambled ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jun 15»
9
Chic Cheat: Marks & Spencer denim pinafore
The just-below-the-knee hemline takes some of the little-girlishness out of it. On another note, dungarees are all over the place at the moment. «Irish Independent, Jun 15»
10
The Widow: Dietlinde Turban Maazel takes over Castleton
Her golden brown hair, tinged with silver, is pulled back. The effect of girlishness is somehow enhanced by the light German accent that softens ... «Washington Post, Jun 15»

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