A neglected girl left to run about the streets as a homeless person with no one to love, bake cookies or learn the proper way to apply makeup whilst on a Metro bus when you're running ten minutes late, because your doggie threw up on the bed again from eating your left overs, because your were in the bathroom too long committing various sins. *true story*
2.) A mischievous girl equipped with street knowledge as a way of survival. She comes from the school of hard knocks.
3.) The popular version: A sexy, sophisticated tomboy with girlish features. As seen in the pics.
A young woman whose class status is transcended by her beauty and ambition to ascend society's social latter. Often a mistress or lady friend of a wealthy man. "Becky Sharp" in Vanity Fair was such a character.
Sarah "Saartjie" Baartman was the coming freak attraction for the Egyptian Hall of Piccadilly Circus because she had the roundest, shapeliest onion of an ass South Africa has ever seen. Cheeks that sit high as Mt. Everest and provided cooling shade for anyone nestled under them. Saartjie's super sized butt was such a wonder, it was displayed at the 'Museum of Man' in Paris until her remains were finally laid to rest. The moniker, "Hottentot" was offensively donated by the Dutch based on sounds the Khoikhoi people make.