Meaning of “sonny” in the English Dictionary

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"sonny" in British English

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sonnynoun [ S ]

uk /ˈsʌn.i/ us /ˈsʌn.i/ old-fashioned

a form of address used by an older person to a boy or a young man:

Look here, sonny, you've got a lot to learn!

(Definition of “sonny” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)