Related formskit·ten·ish·ly, adverbkit·ten·ish·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for kittenish
Friends speak of a steely and determined operator beneath the kittenish veneer.
Still, the way Zemeckis talks about Staar is in a coy, kittenish way that does not entirely suggest unparallel lives.
Mollie, who had been rubbing her cheeks against her friend in a fondling, kittenish sort of way, started back in a moment.Lover or Friend|Rosa Nouchette Carey
It was remarkable, he considered, how old and mature Helen could be when she chose, and how kittenish when she chose.Helen with the High Hand (2nd ed.)|Arnold Bennett
Dexter seemed to divine his coming and broke into a kittenish gallop until he reached the Methodist Church.Merton of the Movies|Harry Leon Wilson
If he had fled, it would fling itself after him with a ferocity beside which the fury of a tiger would be kittenish.The Forgotten Planet|Murray Leinster
As for Becky Sharp, that kittenish person seldom arouses in me much curiosity.Ivory Apes and Peacocks|James Huneker