noun \ˈhi-dən\

Definition of HOYDEN

:  a girl or woman of saucy, boisterous, or carefree behavior
hoy·den·ish \-ish\ adjective

Origin of HOYDEN

perhaps from obsolete Dutch heiden country lout, from Middle Dutch, heathen; akin to Old English ̄then heathen
First Known Use: 1676

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