Definition of 'tomboy'
Example sentences containing 'tomboy'
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In many ways she was a real tomboy and the teachers loved her. The Sun (2010)She is like her dad in that she loves football - a real little tomboy. The Sun (2016)The famous tomboy likes low-cut styles that flaunt her trim physique. The Sun (2016)I think she's always been a bit of a tomboy at heart. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He is irresistible to the fugitive tomboy: 'I like him! Times, Sunday Times (2011)She said: 'I was a real tomboy. The Sun (2012)She recalled: 'I was a real tomboy at school. The Sun (2013)I like to mix tomboy pieces with vintage, and high-end with high street. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'tomboy'
British English: tomboy /ˈtɒmˌbɔɪ/ NOUN
If you say that a girl is a tomboy, you mean that she likes playing rough or noisy games, or doing things that were considered to be things that boys enjoy.
- American English: tomboy
- Arabic: فَتَاةٌ تَتَشَبَّهُ باِلصِّبيان
- Brazilian Portuguese: menina moleque
- Chinese: 男孩般的顽皮姑娘
- Croatian: muškobanjast
- Czech: uličnice dívka s klukovským chováním
- Danish: drengepige
- Dutch: wildebras
- European Spanish: marimacho
- Finnish: poikatyttö
- French: garçon manqué
- German: Wildfang
- Greek: αγοροκόριτσο
- Italian: maschiaccio
- Japanese: おてんば娘
- Korean: 말괄량이
- Norwegian: guttejente
- Polish: chłopczyca
- European Portuguese: maria-rapaz
- Romanian: fată cu apucături de băiat
- Russian: девчонка-сорванец
- Spanish: marimacho
- Swedish: pojkflicka
- Thai: เด็กผู้หญิงที่มีพฤติกรรมคล้ายเด็กผู้ชาย
- Turkish: erkek Fatma
- Ukrainian: дівчинка з хлоп'ячими звичками
- Vietnamese: cô gái tinh nghịch
Definition of tomboy from the Collins English Dictionary
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