Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a youthful manner.

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  • adverb In a youthful manner.

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  • adverb in a youthful manner

Etymologies

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youthful +‎ -ly

Examples

  • In a crisp white blouse and dark slacks, the genteel Rashad seems uncannily ageless, so youthfully in sync with the character she played in the '80s that strangers on the street still call out to her.

    Phylicia Rashad's star trajectory to Arena Stage's 'every tongue confess'

  • Or, for that matter, the PM's youthfully shiny "Eton crop"?

    The Taming of 'The Do'

  • I am talking about habitual drunks or the youthfully aggressive.

    Matthew Yglesias » Too Much Prison

  • Brave and rigorously detailed, rather than youthfully optimistic, would be how most of his colleagues would describe Mr. Leahy's approach to business, but there is, beneath the serious exterior, a well-buried sense of fun.

    Tesco's Leahy Takes Stock

  • At eight months, while the other group of mice was frail and close to death, these mice looked and functioned quite youthfully.

    Oz Garcia: How Exercise Keeps You Young

  • Also for Baroness Trumpington, named Peer of the Year for youthfully showing her middle digit to the former defence minister Lord King.

    Hugh Muir's diary

  • In 1973, the Jackson Five would release the “Get It Together” album, boasting a somewhat funkier sound than their previous, more youthfully inflected releases.

    The Curious Case Of Michael Joseph Jackson

  • They are the concorde to the Airbus A380 so loudly proferred by the portly swains of the N.Y.F.D. The blond ones are the epitome of all things youthfully blond: with not an ounce of excess fat or muscle, finely chiseled features, and a perfect tan — from the same firm, I suspect, that did the Kritios Boy.

    Grand bal des sapeurs-pompiers

  • In 1973, the Jackson Five would release the “Get It Together” album, boasting a somewhat funkier sound than their previous, more youthfully inflected releases.

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • At eight months, while the other group of mice was frail and close to death, these mice looked and functioned quite youthfully.

    Oz Garcia: How Exercise Keeps You Young

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