Meaning of “boyish” in the English Dictionary

"boyish" in British English

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boyishadjective

uk /ˈbɔɪ.ɪʃ/ us /ˈbɔɪ.ɪʃ/

used to describe behaviour or characteristics that are like those of a boy:

a boyish grin
She had her hair cut in a boyish style.
Even as an old man he retained his boyish charm.
She found his boyish good looks very attractive.
boyishly
adverb uk /ˈbɔɪ.ɪʃ.li/ us /ˈbɔɪ.ɪʃ.li/

He is still boyishly handsome at the age of 45.
boyishness
noun [ U ] /-nəs/

The actor radiates eager boyishness.

(Definition of “boyish” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"boyish" in American English

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boyishadjective

us /ˈbɔɪ·ɪʃ/

like a boy:

She found his boyish good looks very attractive.

(Definition of “boyish” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)