hoydenish

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hoy·den

 (hoid′n)
n.
A high-spirited, boisterous, or saucy girl.
adj.
High-spirited; boisterous.

[From earlier hoyden, a rude youth, probably from Dutch heiden, heathen, boor, from Middle Dutch; see kaito- in Indo-European roots.]

hoy′den·ish adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.hoydenish - used of girlshoydenish - used of girls; wild and boisterous  
unwomanly - not womanly; "the logical clearness of her arguments...condemned her as eccentric and unwomanly"
Translations

hoydenish

adjrangenhaft (dated), → wild, ungestüm