noun son·ny \ˈsə-nē\

—used by an older person to address a younger man or a boy

Full Definition of SONNY

:  a young boy —usually used in address

Examples of SONNY

  1. <come over here, sonny, and help me clean up>

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SONNY Defined for Kids


noun son·ny \ˈsə-nē\
plural son·nies

Definition of SONNY for Kids

:  a young boy Hint:Sonny is used mostly by an older person to address a boy.


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