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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A girl who behaves in a boyish manner.

Usage examples (35)
  • A girl who participates in sports used to be called a tomboy; now she is called an athlete.
  • Her clothes - black T-shirts and jeans to fit a style Kimberly describes as "tomboy" - still hang in the closet.
  • Hit Girl has been described as a tomboy by many viewers of
  • It just didn't cater to what some might call my tomboy nature. for more
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