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Names used for talking to a man or boy - thesaurus

Synonyms

man

noun

informal used for talking to a man or a boy

sonny

noun

old-fashioned used for talking to a boy or young man who you do not know very well, often in a threatening way

mate

noun

used for talking in a friendly way to someone, especially a man

son

noun

spoken a friendly way of addressing a boy or a man who is younger than you

sport

noun

American and Australianinformal used for talking in a friendly way to a boy or man

bud

noun

Americanspoken used for talking to a male friend

bro

noun

spoken used especially by young people for talking in a friendly way to a man or boy

buster

noun

spoken an impolite word used when talking to a man whose name you do not know, especially someone you are annoyed with

dude

noun

used for talking in a friendly or threatening way to a man you do not know

buddy

noun

Americanspoken used for talking to a man whose name you do not know

bhuti

noun

South African used for talking to a man in a friendly way

bruh

noun

very informal an informal way of saying "brother"

kuya

noun

Philippine English used as a title or a way of talking to an older man

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boy

noun

Americanoffensive an extremely offensive word used for talking to a black man, especially in the past

brother

noun

Americanspoken used for talking in a friendly way to a man

brother

noun

used, especially by black people, for talking about a black man

bub

noun

informal old-fashioned used for speaking to a man or a young person

fellow

noun

used for talking to a man in a friendly way

gentlemen

noun

formal used for referring to a man whose name you do not know

Junior

noun

American used for talking to or about your son or another young person

Mac

noun

spoken used in some parts of the U.S. and in Scotland for talking to a man whose name you do not know. It is sometimes considered impolite

man

noun

informal old-fashioned used for talking to a man when you are annoyed or upset

Master

noun

old-fashioned used for talking to or about a young boy

matey

noun

Britishspoken used by a man for talking in a friendly or threatening way to another man

mister

noun

spoken used for talking to a man whose name you do not know. This word sometimes shows that you are angry with the man

my man

used for addressing a man who you like

pal

noun

spoken used for talking to a man who has annoyed you or made you angry

pardner

noun

Americanspoken used for talking in a friendly way to a man

sunshine

noun

mainly Britishspoken used for talking to someone who you are annoyed with

Your/His Lordship

old-fashionedhumorous used when talking to or about a man or a boy who behaves as if he is better or more important than other people

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sofar

a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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