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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
boy (noun)
1.
often offensive a male servant
2.
a) a male child from birth to adulthood
b) - son
c) an immature male - separate the men from the boys boy genius
d) - sweetheart beau
3.
a) one native to a given place - local boy
b) - fellow person the boys at the office
c) - used interjectionally to express intensity of feeling boy, what a game
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
boy (noun)
1.
a male person who has not yet reached adulthood
SYNONIMS:
boychick ( boychik), boyo, callant, lad, laddie, nipper, shaveling, shaver, sonny, stripling, tad, youth
RELATED WORDS:
adolescent, juvenile, kid, kiddie ( kiddy), kiddo, minor, moppet, teenager, tween, youngling, youngster; brat, gamin, guttersnipe, hobbledehoy, imp, squirt, urchin, whippersnapper; schoolboy; toddler, tot, tyke ( tike); mama's boy, mollycoddle
boy (noun)
2.
a male romantic companion
SYNONIMS:
beau, boy, fellow, man, old man, swain
RELATED WORDS:
admirer, crush, steady; gallant, suitor, wooer; beloved, darling, dear, favorite, flame, honey, love, lover, significant other, soul mate, spark, sparker, squeeze [], sweet, sweetheart, sweetie, sweetie pie, valentine; fancy man, gigolo; date, escort; groom, husband; fiancé, intended
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