browse words by letter
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
hoyden

more about hoyden

hoyden


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  2.  A  rude,  bold  girl;  a  romp.  --H.  Kingsley. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hoyden  \Hoy"den\,  n. 
  Same  as  {Hoiden}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hoyden 
  adj  :  used  of  boisterous  girls  [syn:  {hoyden(a)},  {hoydenish},  {tomboyish}] 
  n  :  a  girl  who  behaves  in  a  boyish  manner  [syn:  {tomboy},  {romp}] 




more about hoyden