boy toy


Definition of boy toy

: a usually young man considered as an object of sexual desire

Examples of boy toy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Trendsetter that Turner was, the summer of 1946 saw a run on swarthy boy toys. Jennifer Crittenden, The New Yorker, "The Path-Less-Travelled Hollywood Cemetery Tour," 11 Jan. 2020 After years of being nearly allergic to commitment and public displays of affection, Samantha’s finally settled down with her boy toy. Hannah Giorgis, The Atlantic, "Long Live Samantha Jones," 6 June 2018 With William Holden as her reluctant boy toy and Erich von Stroheim as her imperious butler, Max. Chris Kaltenbach,, "Young Playwrights Festival, Dierks Bentley and the Preakness: the best of Batimore's arts and entertainment scene this week," 13 May 2018 As this is happening, Jughead walks in on Midge Klump and Kevin's boy toy seemingly getting cozy, and minutes later Midge's boyfriend, Moose, storms down the hallway pissed. Christopher Rosa, Glamour, "'Riverdale' Season 2 Episode 18 Recap: 'Carrie: The Musical' Goes Horribly, Horribly Wrong," 18 Apr. 2018 Pass the Sentence, Swing the Sword: One of the many (many) mistakes Daenerys made when trying to rule Meereen back in Season 5 was letting her lieutenant and boy toy, Daario, do her dirty execution work for her. Joanna Robinson, HWD, "Game of Thrones: 8 Easter Eggs and Callbacks You Might Have Missed in “Eastwatch”," 14 Aug. 2017 Bring the boys boy toys and buy the girls dolls and stuff like that. Staff Report, Houston Chronicle, "Dayton students send requests to Santa," 17 Dec. 2017

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1982, in the meaning defined above

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“Boy toy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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