What is another word for kittenish?

Pronunciation: [kˈɪtənɪʃ] (IPA)

Kittenish is an adjective used to describe playful and lively behavior, typically associated with kittens. There are a number of synonyms that can be used interchangeably with this term, including frisky, lively, playful, energetic, spry, spirited, vivacious, and bubbly. Each of these words carries a slightly different connotation, but they all convey a sense of youthful enthusiasm and joyful exuberance. Whether you're describing a person, an animal, or a mood, these synonyms for kittenish can help you capture the essence of that lively, playful spirit that everyone loves. So the next time you want to convey a sense of youthful energy and playfulness, consider using one of these synonyms instead of "kittenish".

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What are the hypernyms for Kittenish?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for kittenish?

The antonyms of the word "kittenish" can be serious, mature, grave, somber, adult, sensible, and composed. These words convey a sense of sobriety and solemnity, which is quite opposite to the playful and coquettish nature of a kitten. While kittenish denotes playfulness, the antonyms of kittenish, such as solemn or sensible, imply a sense of gravity that can be more appropriate in certain situations. If one wants to describe something as serious and sober, they can use antonyms of kittenish, which can help create a more somber tone.

What are the antonyms for Kittenish?

Usage examples for Kittenish

I feel too kittenish," added Chub with a gurgle of laughter.
"The Crimson Sweater"
Ralph Henry Barbour
On Sundays he scarcely dared look toward the pew where General and Mrs. Temple sat, with their beautiful widowed daughter-in-law, Mrs. Beverley Temple, on one side of them, and Jacqueline Temple, as lovely in her small, kittenish way, on the other, for fear that one or the other of these young women would fall hopelessly in love with him.
"Throckmorton"
Molly Elliot Seawell
Throckmorton was rather vexed at the charm this kittenish young thing cast over him.
"Throckmorton"
Molly Elliot Seawell

Famous quotes with Kittenish

  • She was an extremely attractive woman if you like the type, which could best be described as homicidal schizophrenic paranoiac with kittenish overtones.
    Robert Sheckley

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