hoyden

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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.

hoyden

(ˈhɔɪdən) or

hoiden

n
a wild boisterous girl; tomboy
[C16: perhaps from Middle Dutch heidijn heathen]
ˈhoydenish, ˈhoidenish adj
ˈhoydenishness, ˈhoidenishness n

hoy•den

(ˈhɔɪd n)

n.
a boisterous, bold, and carefree girl; tomboy.
[1585–95; perhaps < Middle Dutch heyden boor, heathen]
hoy′den•ish, adj.

hoyden

- Can be applied to rude, ignorant people.
See also related terms for rude.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hoyden - a girl who behaves in a boyish mannerhoyden - a girl who behaves in a boyish manner
fille, girl, miss, missy, young lady, young woman - a young woman; "a young lady of 18"
Translations

hoyden

(o.f.) [ˈhɔɪdn] Nmarimacho m

hoyden

nwilde Range (dated), → Wildfang m (dated)