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synonyms for hoyden

  • gamine
  • meg
  • romp
  • spitfire
  • hoiden
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How to use hoyden in a sentence

Betsy wrote, "From that moment Las Cases never liked me, after this adventure, and used to call me a little rude hoyden."
NAPOLEON'S YOUNG NEIGHBORHELEN LEAH REED
And to make sure work, Young Hoyden is lock'd up at the first approach of the Enemy.
A SHORT VIEW OF THE IMMORALITY, AND PROFANENESS OF THE ENGLISH STAGEJEREMY COLLIER
Bessie rode Miss Hoyden, the doctor's little mare, and trotted along at a brisk pace by his stout cob Brownie.
THE VICISSITUDES OF BESSIE FAIRFAXHARRIET PARR
I remember him at Scituate years ago, when he was a young ship-builder and I a curly-haired hoyden of five or six.
LOUISA MAY ALCOTTLOUISA MAY ALCOTT
Then Miss Hoyden shall trot along with me, and we'll call for you—not later than ten, Bessie, and you'll not keep me waiting.
THE VICISSITUDES OF BESSIE FAIRFAXHARRIET PARR
She cannot altogether be defended, and yet it may be averred that she is not a hoyden, not given to romping nor prone to boxing.
BARCHESTER TOWERSANTHONY TROLLOPE
Further, these crude hoyden-sisters of the weakly boys fail rather in the higher attributes of Sex than in mere survival-power.
FEMINISM AND SEX-EXTINCTIONARABELLA KENEALY
The straight, slim, boy-like lines of the hoyden girl have evolved into the curves and rounded suppleness and beauties of a woman.
FEMINISM AND SEX-EXTINCTIONARABELLA KENEALY
Unless, that is, this hoyden phase is rendered permanent in her by masculine training.
FEMINISM AND SEX-EXTINCTIONARABELLA KENEALY
That she did not grow up a country hoyden is to be explained by the strictness of her governess and the influence of her uncle.
LADY INTO FOXDAVID GARNETT
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WORDS RELATED TO HOYDEN

  • gamine
  • hoiden
  • hoyden
  • meg
  • romp
  • spitfire
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