Definition of Hoydenish

1. Adjective. Used of girls; wild and boisterous.

Exact synonyms: Tomboyish
Similar to: Unwomanly
Derivative terms: Tomboyishness



Definition of Hoydenish

1. Adjective. Somewhat hoyden. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hoydenish

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hoydenish

howzat
howzit
hox
hox gene
hox genes
hoxed
hoxes
hoxing
hoy
hoya
hoyas
hoyden
hoyden(a)
hoydened
hoydening
hoydenish (current term)
hoydenism
hoydens
hoyed
hoyin
hoying
hoyles
hoyman
hoymen
hoys
hp
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hrivna
hrivnas

Literary usage of Hoydenish

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1. Mary Brandegee: An Autobiography by Ellen Peck (1865)
"... and such a masculine voice, — so disagreeable, — and such a hoydenish, nervous laugh! And, Mary, she mentioned the devil five times. ..."

2. The Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature, Ancient by Richard Garnett, Leon Vallée, Alois Brandl (1899)
"Mme. de Ceran — Yes, your hoydenish performances! And these senseless things you do — Suzanne — Seeing I'm only a hoyden, it isn't surprising I do senseless ..."

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