Translation of "boy" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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boynoun [ C ]

uk /bɔɪ/ us /bɔɪ/

A1 a male child or, more generally, a male of any age

a teenage/adolescent boy 十几岁的男孩
As a young boy, my father used to walk three miles to school. 我爸爸小时候常常要走3英里路去上学。
You've been a very naughty boy! 你真是个调皮的男孩!
Their little boy (= their young son) is very sick. 他们的小儿子病得很重。
All right, boys and girls, settle down! 好了,孩子们,安静下来!
the boys B2 [ plural ]

a group of male friends

He used to like spending Friday nights with the boys. 他以前周五晚上喜欢与哥们儿在一起。

also our boys an approving way of speaking about your country's soldiers

We must not forget our boys serving far from home. 我们不应该忘记那些远离家乡在外服役的子弟兵们。
one of the boys

a typical male

He plays baseball, drinks a lot of beer and generally acts like one of the boys. 他踢足球,喝啤酒,总的说来是典型的男人作为。

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uk /bɔɪ/ us /bɔɪ/ also oh boy mainly US informal

used to express excitement, worry, disappointment, etc. or to emphasize something

Boy, that was good! 好家伙,那可真棒!

(Translation of “boy” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)