She had emerged from the awkwardness and heaviness of the hoydenish age.
We must have been a great trial to her, because we were a noisy, hoydenish lot.
Ann Veronica decided that "hoydenish ragger" was the only phrase to express her.
It is with very little fascination that we watch the posturing of our hoydenish polkas or our ill-bred slangy waltzes.
I really began to think that the only hoydenish people I had ever seen were ladies and gentlemen.
If the chief character is of the other sex we are dragged through her dreamy girlhood, or hoydenish.
At her first introduction she is somewhat too hoydenish for the mistress of the noble D'Arlon.
Self-willed and thoughtless—even rude and hoydenish—we may think her in these days of gentler manners and more guarded speech.
In fact the care-free, hoydenish girl seemed to have ripened into a strong-hearted, wholesome, healthful woman.
Her manner was boyish, hoydenish at times, and although convent-trained, she was inclined to balk at restraint in any form.