By Chicago : Selig Polyscope Co., Publisher [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons A high-spirited, boisterous or saucy girl. 2.) A bold and carefree girl; a tomboy. The wild child of the family. Once upon a time the term only applied to rude, ignorant and awkwardly boorish boys. It wasn't until the 17th century when playwright William Wycherley introduced a female character named Mrs. Hoyden in his 1676 comedy, Plain-Dealer.
The very person you can count in on when you are out with some dude or gal and they cover for you by saying you were out with them. Or that box of condoms in the glove compartment belongs to them and the left it there for some dumb ass reason.