hoydenish : Definition, Usages, News and More
- s used of girls; wild and boisterous
- Though her mother and grandmother never succeeded in being elegantly maintained, they firmly insist that the traditions of their calling must be, and that the still hoydenish Gigi .
- Ida Lupino (re-emerging after a long hibernation) throws a rousing fit of hysterics as the hoydenish model who defaces Ronald Colman's pictorial masterpiece just after he goes blind.
- Maidens revolt in every third novel these days but here is a maiden whose technique is neither kittenish nor hoydenish.