tomboy
noun Date: 1566 a girl who behaves in a manner usually considered boyish • tomboyish adjectivetomboyishness noun

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  • Tomboy — is a girl who behaves according to the gender role of a boy. [ [http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?search=tomboy searchmode=none Tomboy] in the Online Etymology Dictionary] This social phenomenon typically manifests itself through some of these… …   Wikipedia

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  • tomboy — (n.) 1550s, rude, boisterous boy, from TOM (Cf. Tom) + BOY (Cf. boy); meaning bold or immodest woman is attested from 1570s; that of girl who acts like a spirited boy is first recorded 1590s …   Etymology dictionary

  • tomboy — ► NOUN ▪ a girl who enjoys rough, noisy activities traditionally associated with boys. DERIVATIVES tomboyish adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • tomboy — [täm′boi΄] n. [see TOM] a girl who behaves or plays like an active boy; hoyden tomboyish adj. tomboyishly adv. tomboyishness n …   English World dictionary

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  • Tomboy — Als Tomboy werden Mädchen bezeichnet, die sich entsprechend der gängigen Geschlechterrolle von Jungen verhalten. Der Begriff kann auch auf erwachsene Frauen angewendet werden. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Ausprägungen 2 Etymologie 3 Tomboys in der Kunst… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Tomboy — El término Tomboy puede tener los siguientes significados: Tomboy, una película cómica de 1985. Tomboy, una aplicación libre para hacer anotaciones. Tomboy, palabra en inglés cuyo significado en español es marimacho. Esta página d …   Wikipedia Español

  • tomboy — UK [ˈtɒmˌbɔɪ] / US [ˈtɑmˌbɔɪ] noun [countable] Word forms tomboy : singular tomboy plural tomboys a girl who takes part in activities and games that people think are more suitable for boys Derived word: tomboyish adjective …   English dictionary

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