Meaning of “boy” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun us uk /bɔɪ/
Extra Examples
They've got three children - two girls and a boy.Be a good boy and eat up your lunch.How do you keep an eight-year-old boy amused?'Jack' was the most popular boy's name.He was bullied at school by some older boys.

A1 [ C ] a male child or young man:

We have three children - a boy and two girls.
the boys informal

a group of male friends:

Steve's gone out with the boys.

(Definition of “boy noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)