Definition of sonny
: a young boy —usually used in address
Examples of sonny in a sentence
<come over here, sonny, and help me clean up>
First Known Use of sonny
SONNY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sonny for English Language Learners
—used by an older person to address a younger man or a boy
SONNY Defined for Kids
Definition of sonny for Students
: a young boy Hint: Sonny is used mostly by an older person to address a boy.
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