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callant

noun, chiefly Scottish

Synonyms and Antonyms of callant

  1. a male person who has not yet reached adulthood <ever since he was a callant, he's been fishing off the eastern coast of Scotland> Synonyms boychick (or boychik), boyo [Irish], boy [chiefly Scottish], lad, laddie, nipper, shaveling, shaver, sonny, stripling, tad, youthRelated Words adolescent, juvenile, kid, kiddie (also kiddy), kiddo, minor, moppet, teenager, tween, youngling, youngster; brat, gamin, guttersnipe, hobbledehoy, imp, squirt, urchin, whippersnapper; schoolboy; toddler, tot, tyke (also tike); mama's boy, mollycoddle




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