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coltish

[ kohl-tish ]
/ ˈkoʊl tɪʃ /
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adjective
playful; frolicsome.
of, relating to, or resembling a colt.
not trained or disciplined; unruly; wild.
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Origin of coltish

1350–1400; Middle English. See colt, -ish1

OTHER WORDS FROM coltish

colt·ish·ly, adverbcolt·ish·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for coltish

coltish
/ (ˈkəʊltɪʃ) /

adjective
inexperienced; unruly
playful and lively

Derived forms of coltish

coltishly, adverbcoltishness, noun
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