Related formstom·boy·ish, adjectivetom·boy·ish·ly, adverbtom·boy·ish·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for tomboy
Harding played the role of tomboy athlete, which was not a traditional female figure skating archetype.
But the traditional ice skating establishment was immune to her tomboy charms.
Somehow, the tomboy from Love & Basketball and the rest of the cast had to be convinced to return.Sanaa Lathan Says ‘The Best Man Holiday’ Was a Silly, Super Fun Reunion|Anna Brand|November 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In the local lingo, Xiaojiong is a “T” (tomboy), and Xiaopu is a “P” (feminine-style).
In Tomboy, a French movie released last fall, the main character is an androgynous girl who purposely passes as a boy.The Transgender Revolution, From Albert Nobbs to ‘Work It’|Tricia Romano|January 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
RUBY, although she was something of a tomboy, was a pretty and clever girl.
Fanny was what the children called a "tomboy," and always preferred the boys' sports, the more daring the better.The Life of Mrs. Robert Louis Stevenson|Nellie van De Grift Sanchez
Hans hadn't expected this cousin from the city to be such a tomboy.Little Greta of Denmark|Bernadine Bailey
She had been a sad romp in her day, and every prank of her tomboy girlhood stood her in good stead now.A Book o' Nine Tales.|Arlo Bates
That was ten years later, and I gathered that Elsie was beginning to be afraid of being described as a tomboy.The Sixth Sense|Stephen McKenna