hobbledehoyish love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Like a hobbledehoy.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Shop-girls (the type of young woman she knew well) and hobbledehoyish youths, the latter clad in "reach-me-down" frockcoat suits, high collars, and small, ready-made bow ties, thronged about her.

    Sparrows: the story of an unprotected girl

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