hoyden hoyden

Definition(s):

  • (n) a girl who behaves in a boyish manner

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Usage(s):

  1. As Gittel Mosca, the heartbroken Bronx-to-Bohemia hoyden of Seesaw, the young star still had an uncertain luster.
  2. Part hoyden, part waif, and part Irish, this author has a Chaplinesque flair for comic mischief.
  3. Angelina Hughes, a beautiful hoyden in love with Blaine, disguises herself as a soldier and fools everyone but perspicacious Sam, who stumbles upon her bathing nude in a river.
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