Girlish Girl"ish, a. Like, or characteristic of, a girl; of or pertaining to girlhood; innocent; artless; immature; weak; as, girlish ways; girlish grief. -- {Girl"ish*ly}, adv. -- {Girl"ish*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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