OTHER WORDS FROM tomboytomboyish, adjectivetom·boy·ish·ly, adverbtom·boy·ish·ness, noun
How to use tomboy in a sentence
Outdoorswomen in particular can be pigeonholed as tomboys, a term that once referred to women who sought basic rights, such as working and voting.
There she was—tomboyish and slight—beside her mother, who was stitching.
Tough and tomboyish, she has participated in protests against pageants.Models vs. Militants: Nisha Pahuja’s Film Shows Two Worlds of Indian Women|Abigail Pesta|May 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
First there was Sarah Silverman, girly-voiced, tomboyish and potty-mouthed—the guys loved her.
She was not a pretty girl, but was a tremendously healthy one--strong, well developed, and tomboyish in her activities.The Girls of Central High Aiding the Red Cross|Gertrude W. Morrison
She has dropped that hoydenish, tomboyish manner that was so offensive when she returned from the ranch.Blue Bonnet in Boston|Caroline E. Jacobs
I am beyond words ashamed of the silly tomboyish thing I did last night.Zuleika Dobson|Max Beerbohm
You can't keep up such a tomboyish trick all your life, and now is a good time to begin, I think.We Ten|Lyda Farrington Kraus
Would she be fair or dark, and would her ways be gentle or tomboyish?The Love Story of Abner Stone|Edwin Carlile Litsey