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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This bracelet--love the teeny fang charm--adds a little glitz and glimmer, keeping your makeover from being too tomboyish.
With her tomboyish good looks, and her taut and even voice, French mezzo Sophie Koch is the embodiment of the Marschallin's impetuous young lover.
I don't know what I was expecting, but she's kind of quite tomboyish and said things like, 'G'day mate
Indeed, there was an empirical examination of the relationship between tomboyish behavior and androgyny in adulthood by Burn, O'Neil, and Nederend (1996).
It's a far cry from the tomboyish Shannon, who is a deputy U.
Flashbacks reveal the symbol was a logo for a secret club formed by a young Kenji and seven other schoolboys (and a tomboyish girl).
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.
In Smart People this tomboyish actress runs up against her greatest challenge yet-the role of ardent young Republican Vanessa Wetherhold.
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.