- separate the men from the boys
- boy genius
It's a boy! She gave birth to a baby boy this morning.
a nine-year-old boy named David
Okay, boys and girls, it's time to play a game.
Is this your little boy?
That's my boy! Good job, Son.
a group of teenage boys
My parents want me to meet a nice boy and get married.
Don't be so hard on him. He's just a boy.
a poor boy from the north
Wait till the boys back home hear about this!
First Known Use: 15th century
: a male child
: a young man
: a usually young man from a specified kind of place
What made you want to look up boy? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).
to speak or write verbosely and windily
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