coltishness
noun see coltish

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Coltishness — 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coltishness — See coltishly. * * * …   Universalium

  • coltishness — noun The state or condition of being coltish …   Wiktionary

  • coltishness — colt·ish·ness …   English syllables

  • coltishness — noun see coltish * * * coltˈishness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑colt …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • 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

  • animal spirits — Synonyms and related words: animate existence, animation, being alive, birth, capersomeness, coltishness, elan, esprit, existence, exuberance, friskiness, frolicsomeness, gaiety, gamesomeness, gayness, gusto, having life, heartiness, immortality …   Moby Thesaurus

  • animation — Synonyms and related words: activity, actuation, afflatus, aggravation, agitation, alacrity, animal spirits, animate existence, animating spirit, animus, anxiety, anxiousness, appetite, ardency, ardor, arousal, arousing, avidity, avidness, being… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • elan — Synonyms and related words: activity, alacrity, animal spirits, animation, anxiety, anxiousness, appetite, ardor, avidity, avidness, breathless impatience, brio, briskness, capersomeness, cheerful readiness, coltishness, dash, eagerness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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