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Synonyms for boy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. male child, boy(noun)

    a youthful male person

    "the baby was a boy"; "she made the boy brush his teeth every night"; "most soldiers are only boys in uniform"

    Synonyms:
    son, male child

    Antonyms:
    daughter, little girl, girl, female child

  2. boy(noun)

    a friendly informal reference to a grown man

    "he likes to play golf with the boys"

    Synonyms:
    son, male child

    Antonyms:
    girl, female child, little girl, daughter

  3. son, boy(noun)

    a male human offspring

    "their son became a famous judge"; "his boy is taller than he is"

    Synonyms:
    son, male child

    Antonyms:
    daughter, female child, girl, little girl

Wiktionary

  1. boy(noun)

    Synonyms:
    lad, brat, youth, knave, squirt, youngster

  2. boy(noun)

    Synonyms:
    brat, knave, youth, lad, youngster, squirt

    Antonyms:
    girl

  3. boy(noun)

    Synonyms:
    youngster, youth, brat, squirt, knave, lad

  4. boy(noun)

    A non-white slave or labourer; a male African-American of any age.

    Synonyms:
    knave, youth, lad, brat, squirt, youngster

  5. boy(noun)

    A lower-class or disreputable man; a worthless person.

    Synonyms:
    squirt, knave, brat, youth, youngster, lad

  6. boy(noun)

    An adult male, particularly when used by straight women or gay men to refer to someone considered attractive.

    Synonyms:
    youngster, youth, squirt, knave, lad, brat

  7. boy(noun)

    Male (usually adult) friend; mainly used in the plural: boys.

    Synonyms:
    knave, youngster, brat, squirt, youth, lad

  8. boy(noun)

    Synonyms:
    youngster, youth, squirt, brat, lad, knave

  9. boy(noun)

    Synonyms:
    lad, youth, brat, youngster, knave, squirt

  10. boy(noun)

    Synonyms:
    youngster, brat, squirt, knave, youth, lad

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. boy(n.)

    Synonyms:
    lad, stripling, male child

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    kid, waiter, son, lad, guy, garçon, child, dog, buddy, man, chico, laddie, little, barkeep, guys, dude, sons, yarns, ould, small, fella, pal, gholam, boys, barman, mate, ghulam, kiddo, petit

How to pronounce boy?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say boy in sign language?

  1. boy

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