sonny

noun son·ny \ ˈsə-nē \

Definition of sonny

: a young boy usually used in address

Examples of sonny in a Sentence

  1. come over here, sonny, and help me clean up

First Known Use of sonny

1835

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SONNY Defined for English Language Learners

sonny

Definition of sonny for English Language Learners

  • —used by an older person to address a younger man or a boy


SONNY Defined for Kids

sonny

noun son·ny \ ˈsə-nē \

Definition of sonny for Students

plural sonnies
: a young boy
Hint: Sonny is used mostly by an older person to address a boy.


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