Complete Definition of "tomboy"

English

Etymology
First attested in w:1553|1553 when it originally meant a âboisterous boyâ, later in w:1579|1579 when it came to mean an âimmodest womanâ, and then finally in w:1592|1592 it developed its modern meaning of a âgirl who acts like a boyâ; from Tom, familiar form of Thomas + boy, âmale childâ.

Pronunciation
a|UK IPA|/ËtÉmbÉɪ/

Noun
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en-noun

  1. A girl who behaves in a typically boyish manner.

Antonyms
girly girl

Synonyms
rel-top3|Synonyms of tomboy
hoyden
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romp
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t-bird
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Translations
trans-top|A girl who acts as a typical boy would
Finnish: t|fi|poikatyttö
French: t|fr|garçon manqué
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Greek: t|el|αγοÏοκÏÏιÏÏο|n|sc=Grek
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