33 Tomboy Quotes

Anusuya Mukherjee
Sep 25, 2023 By Anusuya Mukherjee
Originally Published on Sep 06, 2022
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A tomboy is a girl who displays traits or actions that are typically associated with boys.

Wearing masculine clothing and participating in physical games and activities that are considered unfeminine, or the domain of males, are common features. Here is a collection of Tomboy quotes to help you relate with the appropriate words.

Tomboy Quotes to Make You Feel Good

Tomboys are strong, influential women who may be found anywhere. They all have one trait: confidence.

"Growing up, I was a bit of a tomboy; feminine things took a while to find their place in my world. But diamonds made me understand the magic and beauty of jewelry."

- Erika Christensen

"I'm a tomboy at heart. I always like to say that I’m an ordinary girl doing extraordinary things."

- Ciara

"Tomboys are an assertion of reality, or practically. Forced femininity is a waste of energy and resources, and therefore of oneself. Live to live."

- Morgan Torva

"I was actually supposed to be a basketball player, not an actress. My parents had me playing basketball on competitive teams when I was in kindergarten. Even though my heart belongs to the arts, I’m a tomboy at heart, too."


"Tomboys are confident, rebellious, and adventurous. They are bold, brazen, fierce - and sexy. They aren't known for following rules, they are known for doing - and wearing - whatever they want."

- Lizzie Garrett Mettler

"My fashion statement depends on my mood. I am more of a tomboy when dressing up, and I have never worn pink in my entire life."

- Lalaine

"I like a woman that’s capable and at the same time feminine. I admire tomboy qualities but with a feminine touch."

- Paul Walker

"Honestly, I just wear what makes me feel good. So many people come up to me, and they’re like, ‘Did you know you’re a tomboy? You should try wearing dresses."

-Lilly Singh

"I like low-maintenance girls, but at the same time, classy. She needs to take care of herself. But also, be a girl who isn't afraid to get sweaty and play basketball, so it's cool if she's a tomboy."

- Chris Brown

Cute Tomboy Quotes

Tomboy brings up an image of a young woman with short hair who wears baseball caps, overalls, and simple shoes. She probably doesn't like Barbie.

"March is a tomboy with tousled hair, a mischievous smile, mud on her shoes, and a laugh in her voice."

- Hal Borland

"I’m a tomboy. I love shooting guns and running around."

- Eva Longoria

"Tomboy. Alright, call me a tomboy. Tomboys get medals. Tomboys win championships. Tomboys can fly. Oh. And tomboys aren't boys."

- Julie Foudy

"In my day-to-day life, I’m kind of a tomboy. I like being comfortable."

- Nina Dobrev

"I was not a girly girl. I was a tomboy."

- Dylan Lauren

"I was a wild kid. I was left to climb trees. And you know those railway logs, they piled them up, six feet apart, and I'd jump from one to the other. Without a safety net! I was an incredible tomboy."

- Shirley Bassey

"I was a complete tomboy. You’d never see me wearing skirts."

- Ileana D’Cruz

"I’ve always been a tomboy. I’ve always liked to wear red, black, and white, and mostly pants."

- Janet Jackson

Thought-Provoking Tomboy Quotes

Many females exhibit traits that are both feminine and tomboyish, as well as all the nuances in between.

"They dress like boys and like sports. They wear their hair in ponytails, and they don't wear makeup or nail polish. And they probably don't sit around blabbing about how cute TV stars or boy bands are."

- Allison Bell

"I’ve been a tomboy my whole life. But then you get older, you get married, you soften up."

- Mary J. Blige

"She remembers these as happy times – tomboy days when she still glittered like quartz in her father’s eye. Until puberty came along, as puberty will, and shattered the cozy sense of conspiracy."

- Alison Fell

"I’m a tomboy at heart, and I’ve got the battle wounds to prove it!"

- Cassie Scerbo

"I guess I'm a bit of a tomboy and can be quite resourceful."

- Maisie Williams

Must know Tomboy Quotes

Girls who do not conform to traditional stereotypes are called tomboys.

"I’m a tomboy. I used to get into a lot of fights. Don’t know why – self-expression, I guess."

- Lena Headey

"I grew up as a tomboy, so I’m used to being around guys."

- Jennifer Bini Taylor

"I’m a very tomboy, and I’m inspired by hip-hop artists."

-Bebe Rexha

"I guess you could say that I was 'rough around the edges and that I was the boy my father never had. I would go to basketball and football games with him, just like a son would. I didn't mind; I had a natural attraction to sports."

- Kimberly Michelle

"For me, I like to be a little bit tomboy but still look like a lady. Pretty tough. Or really, really, really pretty."

- Hailey Baldwin

"I have a tough personality but then have a very soft side to me. I’m kind of a tomboy, but I throw it together with girly pieces."

- Sofia Richie

"I was very much a tomboy. I’ve always been rather outspoken, headstrong, and I’m pretty much that way to this day."

- Mary Badham

"I've never considered myself a tomboy. Not really. It's not that I don't like girly things. I'm just surrounded by guys all the time."

- Kelly Oram

"I didn't want to wear girls' clothes period. I felt more comfortable wearing boy's clothes.

I remember the first time I was ever called a tomboy. I was at recess playing tag with a bunch of boys when a group of girls started saying that I wished I was a boy. I dressed like a boy and acted like a boy."

- Antoinette Sax

"My brother has his sword; King Robert has his Warhammer and I have my mind ... and a mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone if it is to keep its edge. That's why I read so much about Jon Snow."

- George R R Martin

"Well, it’s lucky I enjoyed it. I’m a tomboy at heart."

-Karima Adebibe

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Written by Anusuya Mukherjee

Bachelor of Arts and Law specializing in Political Science and Intellectual Property Rights

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Anusuya MukherjeeBachelor of Arts and Law specializing in Political Science and Intellectual Property Rights

With a wealth of international experience spanning Europe, Africa, North America, and the Middle East, Anusuya brings a unique perspective to her work as a Content Assistant and Content Updating Coordinator. She holds a law degree from India and has practiced law in India and Kuwait. Anusuya is a fan of rap music and enjoys a good cup of coffee in her free time. Currently, she is working on her novel, "Mr. Ivory Merchant".

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