Coltishly
Coltish Colt"ish, a. Like a colt; wanton; frisky. [1913 Webster]

He was all coltish, full of ragery. --Chaucer. -- {Colt"ish*ly}, adv. -- {Colt"ish*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


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  • coltishly — adverb see coltish …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • coltishly — See coltish. * * * …   Universalium

  • coltishly — adverb In a coltish manner …   Wiktionary

  • coltishly — col·tish·ly …   English syllables

  • coltishly — adverb see coltish * * * coltˈishly adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑colt …   Useful english dictionary

  • coltish — coltishly, adv. coltishness, n. /kohl tish/, adj. 1. playful; frolicsome. 2. of, pertaining to, or resembling a colt. 3. not trained or disciplined; unruly; wild. [1350 1400; ME. See COLT, ISH1] * * * …   Universalium

  • coltish — adjective Date: 14th century 1. a. not subjected to discipline b. frisky, playful < coltish antics > 2. of, relating to, or resembling a colt < coltish legs > • coltishly adverb • coltishn …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • coltishness — See coltishly. * * * …   Universalium

  • coltish — adjective energetic but awkward in one s movements or behaviour. Derivatives coltishly adverb coltishness noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • coltish — /ˈkoʊltɪʃ/ (say kohltish) adjective (of a young man or boy) 1. physically immature and clumsy. 2. awkward in manners. {colt + ish1} –coltishly, adverb –coltishness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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