Grammar Patterns

there v-link something/anything/nothing ADJ about n/-ing

The 'boyish' group

These adjectives indicate that someone or something has a quality that is typical of people of a particular age or gender.
There was something boyish about her build and she was handsome in a hard-featured way.
There was nothing consciously feminine about her.
  • adult
  • boyish
  • childish
  • childlike
  • effete
  • feminine
  • masculine
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