A kittenish nurse smiled up at him, but instantly frowned when she recognized him.
She has glossy blond shoulder-length hair, and boasts a kittenish sex appeal that is completely natural, typically American and exactly in keeping with what we would expect from the daughter of Goldie Hawn.
Portman's character is the emotional center of the film, and she does an admirable job with a role that allows her to swing from kittenish teasing to calm self-possession to touching vulnerability.
Some fingers may point at the kittenish Nigella Lawson, whose book How to be a Domestic Goddess introduced a new generation to the old-fashioned joys of baking.
Make-up-free, dressed down in jeans and a tank top with her blonde hair brushing her shoulders, she has the appeal of an old-time screen siren - kittenish , yet savvy and not to be trifled with.
The actress has some kittenish mannerisms which sometimes distract but she drifts convincingly enough through the sticky New York nights.
There is of course a long tradition of French girls delivering breathless, kittenish vocals over smoky, elegant pop.
She leaned her head against my shoulder, a kittenish move that would have been appropriate from an eight-year-old, and was extremely odd when performed by a woman who needed bifocals to read a menu.
From across the English Channel comes Modesty Blaise, kittenish superspy who, with her slippery sidekick Willie Garvin, tangles in various criminal intrigues at Her Majesty's behest.
It was quite a kittenish pose; she looked so young and coy one was compelled to imagine that her toes were pointed inward, like Minnie Mouse.