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tomboy

tom·boy

tomboy

 
pronunciation:
tam boI
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition: a young girl who prefers to dress and act in ways considered to be more appropriate for a boy.
She was considered quite a tomboy, as she loved to climb trees and ride go-carts.
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derivations: tomboyish (adj.), tomboyishly (adv.), tomboyishness (n.)