tom + girl. The "girlish boy" sense was formed as an antonym of tomboy; the "boyish girl" sense is perhaps an alteration of "tomboy" to reinforce that the referent is a girl.
"tomgirl." YourDictionary, n.d. Web. 09 April 2019. <https://www.yourdictionary.com/tomgirl>.
tomgirl. (n.d.). Retrieved April 09th, 2019, from https://www.yourdictionary.com/tomgirl
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