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See definition of hoydenish on Dictionary.com
  • as ingirlish
  • as inmannish

synonyms for hoydenish

  • fresh
  • mincing
  • naïve
  • teenage
  • unsophisticated
  • young
  • manly
  • masculine
  • butch
  • macho
  • male
  • mannified
  • tomboyish
  • unfeminine
  • unwomanly

antonyms for hoydenish

MOST RELEVANT
  • matronly
  • mature
  • sophisticated
  • feminine
  • womanish
  • womanlike
  • womanly
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How to use hoydenish in a sentence

I shall not object to her going to Ivy Lodge sometimes in this way, if it does not make her rough or hoydenish.'
ROBIN REDBREASTMARY LOUISA MOLESWORTH
Stately in satin, or simple in gingham, or deliciously hoydenish in fishing-clothes, they challenged his surprised attention.
MOLLY MAKE-BELIEVEELEANOR HALLOWELL ABBOTT
Las Cases, however, was always ready to criticise Miss Betsy, whose hoydenish ways he could never understand.
NAPOLEON'S YOUNG NEIGHBORHELEN LEAH REED
I really began to think that the only hoydenish people I had ever seen were ladies and gentlemen.
THAT BOY OF NORCOTT'SCHARLES JAMES LEVER
She varied from delicately phrased sentimentalities to hoydenish physical impertinences.
MISS RAVENEL'S CONVERSION FROM SECESSION TO LOYALTYJ. W. DE FOREST
She has dropped that hoydenish, tomboyish manner that was so offensive when she returned from the ranch.
BLUE BONNET IN BOSTONCAROLINE E. JACOBS
What a capital name Veronica Trollope would be for a hoydenish young woman in a society novel!
PONKAPOG PAPERSTHOMAS BAILEY ALDRICH
She was not aggressive, and her rather hoydenish ways were toned down to a certain fearless elegance.
A LITTLE GIRL IN OLD WASHINGTONAMANDA M. DOUGLAS
She burst into a loud, hoydenish laugh as Loveday tried to stammer something about a friend of her own.
LOVE AND LIFECHARLOTTE M. YONGE
Her elder sister, Madie, appears to have been hoydenish and somewhat uncongenial to a young lady so determined to be "genteel."
A CANADIAN MANOR AND ITS SEIGNEURSGEORGE M. WRONG
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO HOYDENISH

  • fresh
  • hoydenish
  • mincing
  • naïve
  • teenage
  • unsophisticated
  • young
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.