boys will be boys

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Definition of boys will be boys

used to indicate that it is not surprising or unusual when men or boys behave in energetic, rough, or improper ways You shouldn't be too hard on them for staying out so late. Boys will be boys.

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“Boys will be boys.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/boys%20will%20be%20boys. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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