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  • adv. In a tomboyish way.


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  • Today, Ms. de la Fressange sits tomboyishly with one booted foot resting on the opposite knee.

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  • As tomboyishly as a miniature brigand she crawled forward again into the meager square of lantern-tinted earth and, yanking a revolver out of one boot-leg and a pair of scissors from the other, settled herself with unassailable girlishness to jab the delicate scissors-points into the stubborn tin top of the meat jar.

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  • And Best, tomboyishly scruffy, develops a charmingly playful relationship with the audience, which always works a treat in the relaxed intimacy of the Globe's "wooden O".

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  • I also dressed quite tomboyishly at times, since I wore a lot of my brother's hand-me-downs (by choice!).

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  • I always laugh when I hear people say that Shiloh is ALWAYS dress tomboyishly.

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  • To Weaver - a spunky, well-read, tomboyishly cute refugee from the suburbs - the blue-eyed French Canadian seemed heroically sensitive and committed to his art.

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