Definition of coltishness in English:


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‘It gives off a kind of zeitgeist instead of coltishness and pride.’
  • ‘Even now, her skinny blue-jeaned legs still betraying an awkward coltishness and her porcelain features devoid of makeup, she could pass as a pre-teen.’
  • ‘The piece is bemused, tender and funny, the dancing evocative not only of the disgraced president's choppy gestures but also of the coltishness of adolescent girls.’
  • ‘What saves the movie from sinking is the bouncy coltishness of its young cast.’
  • ‘She can't really play kids anymore - and coltishness was so much her thing.’