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4 definitions found
 for hoyden
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hoiden \Hoi"den\, n. [OE. hoydon a lout, rustic, OD. heyden a
     heathen, gypsy, vagabond, D. heiden, fr. OD. heyde heath, D.
     heide. See Heathen, Heath.] [Written also hoyden.]
     1. A rude, clownish youth. [Obs.] --Milton.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. A rude, bold girl; a romp. --H. Kingsley.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hoyden \Hoy"den\, n.
     Same as Hoiden.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  hoyden
      n 1: a girl who behaves in a boyish manner [syn: tomboy,
           romp, hoyden]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  54 Moby Thesaurus words for "hoyden":
     amazon, androgyne, babe, baby, broad, butch, chick, colleen, cutie,
     dame, damoiselle, damsel, demoiselle, doll, dyke, filly, frail,
     gal, gamine, girl, girlie, heifer, jeune fille, jill, junior miss,
     lass, lassie, lesbian, little missy, mademoiselle, maid, maiden,
     miss, missy, nymphet, piece, romp, schoolgirl, schoolmaid,
     schoolmiss, skirt, slip, subdeb, subdebutante, subteen, subteener,
     teenybopper, tomato, tomboy, virago, virgin, wench, young creature,
     young thing
  
  

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