pretty boy

noun
Updated on: 7 Apr 2018

Definition of pretty boy

informal + usually disparaging
: a man who is notably good-looking; also : dandy 1

Examples of pretty boy in a Sentence

  1. Movie critics seem to finally agree that this pretty boy can act.

  2. a downtown dance club with lots of pretty boys in attendance

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PRETTY BOY Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of pretty boy for English Language Learners

  • : a man who is very attractive


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