Definition of boy
1 often offensive : a male servant
boyhoodplay \-ˌhu̇d\ noun
boyishplay \-ish\ adjective
Examples of boy in a sentence
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!
Origin and Etymology of boy
First Known Use: 13th century
BOY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of boy for English Language Learners
: a male child
: a young man
: a usually young man from a specified kind of place
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