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a 10-year-old boy
I'd been there for my holidays as a little boy.
Mr and Mrs Wylie have three boys and a girl.
Their little boy's so naughty.
I met a boy in his mid-twenties and we started dating.
a local boy
He's a country boy at heart.
The Minnesota farm boy became a national hero.
Friday night is his night out with the boys.
The boys played really well and deserved to win.
an errand/messenger boy
All the plots of this week's new films are boy meets girl.
He was never really one of the boys.
It's time to bring our boys home.
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American English version of definition of boy
a generation … who are balancing working life with caring for both their teenage children and elderly parents
a type of cake shaped like a tube with chocolate on top and cream inside
to gossip or share personal information with someone …
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Definition of boy from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.