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Definition of boy:

  1. A male child, from birth to the age of puberty; a lad; hence, a son.
  2. In various countries, a male servant, laborer, or slave of a native or inferior race; also, any man of such a race.
  3. To act as a boy; - in allusion to the former practice of boys acting women's parts on the stage.


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Usage examples:

  • Now, boy, get into it!"

    - "The Lash", Olin L. Lyman.
  • That's a dear boy!

    - "The Garies and Their Friends", Frank J. Webb.
  • Get the boy out of there!

    - "The-Circus-Boys-on-the-Flying-Rings-or-Making-the-Start-in-the-Sawdust-Life", Darlington, Edgar B. P..