tomboy

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A popular term for a girl whose developmental gender-identity/role is somewhat discordant with her genital phenotype

tomboy

Psychology A popular term for a girl whose developmental gender-identity/role is discordant with her genotype. Cf Sissy.
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I don't know what I was expecting, but she's kind of quite tomboyish and said things like, 'G'day mate
It's a far cry from the tomboyish Shannon, who is a deputy U.
born Mel Gibson normally plays his American roles with an unexplained hint of Down Under in his voice--but in a woman it just sounds tomboyish and goofy.
They underestimate their friends, the Farrell kids who live in run-down East Flax: Maddy, the tomboyish basketball star, and Randy, an obsessive-compulsive who endlessly rearranges the cans in his mother's store.
99) tells of an orphan and ward of an uncle and aunt who is tomboyish and unlikely to become the queen prophecy has foretold.
Speaking about Knightley, designer Vera Wang said: "What makes her so attractive and appealing is the tomboyish aspect.
The first thing you notice about Lauren Grant is her spunky, almost tomboyish, energy.
As well as her more tomboyish interests, Ena was also a keen ballet dancer and performed many times in the Coventry Hippodrome.
We are known for our tomboyish and funky streetwear; how perfect to be putting the retro Super Heroes I loved as a kid now on clothes for dogs," quoted Ms.
If you're kind of a tomboyish girl, you don't get nearly the kind of flak than if you're kind of a tomboyish girl, you don't get nearly the kind of flak than if you're a more effeminate male or acting out as a female," he said.
Agnes' personal poverty, not to mention her biting insight into the world around her, limits her friends circle of friends to one person: the tomboyish Trout, named after one of her father's favorite hobbies (she was only a few numbers away from being named "Powerball").