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noun [countable] American English pronunciation: boy /bɔɪ/ 
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singularboy
pluralboys
 
  1. 1
    a male child

    a 10-year-old boy

    a little/small/young boy:

    I haven't been camping since I was a little boy.

    1. a.
      a son

      Mr. and Mrs. Wylie have three boys and a girl.

      Their little boy's so naughty.

  2. 2
    a young man

    I met a boy in his mid-twenties and we started dating.

  3. 6

    the boys

    [plural] informal a group of men who are friends

    Friday night is usually his night out with the boys.

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