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kittenish

adjective uk   /ˈkɪt.ən.ɪʃ/ us    /ˈkɪt̬-/ old-fashioned
used to describe a woman who behaves in a humorous, silly way, especially as a way of attracting sexual attention
kittenishly
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
Translations of “kittenish”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指為吸引異性)故作忸怩賣弄風情的…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指为吸引异性)故作忸怩卖弄风情的…
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