hoyden

英 ['hɒɪd(ə)n] 美 ['hɔɪdn]
  • adj. 顽皮的,淘气的
  • n. 淘气姑娘,顽皮女孩
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1. The now archaic hoyden 'high-spirited girl' [16] was borrowed from Dutch heiden 'heathen'.
2. heathen => hoyden.
hoyden
hoyden: see heathen
hoyden (n.)
1590s, of unknown origin; perhaps from Dutch heiden "rustic, uncivilized man," from Middle Dutch heiden "heathen" (see heathen). Originally in English "rude, boorish fellow;" sense of "ill-bred, boisterous female" first recorded 1670s.
1. I -- a benighted hoyden, already blossomed teenager of a knowledgeable.
我 —— 一个愚昧无知的野丫头, 已长成一个有知识的少年.

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2. The man, free as a hoyden, ran to a chestnut tree and scratched back on bark.
那个男人, 像个顽皮的姑娘一样任性, 跑到一棵栗子树下,在树皮上蹭着后背.

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