Associations to the word «Boy»

Wiktionary

BOY, noun. (now) (uncommon and/or offensive) Male servant.
BOY, noun. (now) (rare) A male servant, in general senses. [from 14th c.]
BOY, noun. (historical) (now) (offensive) A non-white male servant, as used especially by whites in a colonial settlement etc. [from 17th c.]
BOY, noun. (now) (offensive) A non-white male. [from 19th c.]
BOY, noun. (obsolete) A lower-class or disreputable man; a worthless person. [14th-17th c.]
BOY, noun. A young male human; a male child or young adult. [from 15th c.]
BOY, noun. A son.
BOY, noun. A man of any age, used as a friendly diminutive, or of a man who is merely younger than the speaker. [from 17th c.]
BOY, noun. (colloquial) A male friend or fellow of some group, community etc. (mainly used in the plural). [from 19th c.]
BOY, noun. A familiar way of addressing a male dog. [from 19th c.]
BOY, noun. (US) (slang) Heroin. [from 20th c.]
BOY, interjection. Exclamation of surprise, pleasure or longing.
BOY, verb. To use the word boy to refer to someone
BOY, verb. (transitive) to act as a boy (in allusion to the former practice of boys acting women's parts on the stage)
BOY BAND, noun. (music) A pop group whose members are all (usually attractive) young men.
BOY BANDS, noun. Plural of boy band
BOY BITS, noun. (plurale tantum) (informal) Male genitalia.
BOY CRAZIER, adjective. Comparative form of boy crazy: more boy crazy
BOY CRAZIEST, adjective. Superlative form of boy crazy: most boy crazy
BOY CRAZY, adjective. (informal) Having a great romantic or sexual attraction to young men
BOY CUNT, noun. (vulgar) (gay slang) the anus of a man, usually the passive participant in gay sex
BOY FRIEND, noun. Dated form of boyfriend.
BOY GENIUS, noun. A young male prodigy, a boyish genius of amazing talent in some creative or other field
BOY GENIUSES, noun. Plural of boy genius
BOY IN BLUE, noun. (US) (slang) A Policeman.
BOY IN THE BOAT, noun. (slang) (idiomatic) The human clitoris.
BOY JUICE, noun. (slang) Semen or Cowper's fluid.
BOY JUICES, noun. Plural of boy juice
BOY MEETS GIRL, noun. A romantic story in which a boy gets to know a girl and begins to love her.
BOY NEXT DOOR, noun. A regular, typical boy, as opposed to a superstar.
BOY PUSSY, noun. (vulgar) (gay slang) the anus of a man, usually the passive participant in gay sex
BOY RACER, noun. (UK) (NZ) A young man who drives recklessly fast, especially one who participates in gatherings of car-culture enthusiasts and/or in illegal street racing.
BOY RACERS, noun. Plural of boy racer
BOY SCOUT, noun. A male member of the Scout Movement.
BOY SCOUT, noun. (slang) A person, especially a politician, who is idealistic and naive
BOY SCOUT, noun. A male member of the Scout Movement.
BOY SCOUT, noun. A person adhering to traditional values.
BOY SCOUT, noun. (slang) (often pejorative) A person, especially a politician, who is idealistic and naive
BOY SCOUTS, noun. Plural of Boy Scout
BOY SCOUTS, noun. Plural of boy scout
BOY SHORTS, noun. Alternative form of boyshorts
BOY TOY, noun. (literally) A toy meant to be played with by a boy.
BOY TOY, noun. (US) (Canada) (idiomatic) (colloquial) A gigolo.
BOY WONDER, noun. (informal) A male child prodigy.
BOY WONDERS, noun. Plural of boy wonder

Dictionary definition

BOY, noun. A youthful male person; "the baby was a boy"; "she made the boy brush his teeth every night"; "most soldiers are only boys in uniform".
BOY, noun. A friendly informal reference to a grown man; "he likes to play golf with the boys".
BOY, noun. A male human offspring; "their son became a famous judge"; "his boy is taller than he is".
BOY, noun. (ethnic slur) offensive and disparaging term for Black man; "get out of my way, boy".

Wise words

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