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noun as in young man

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There are several other reasons, including that oftentimes when there is an option of sending one child to school, families will send the boy.

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When an imam refused to speak with a girl, she sent a boy from her organization in her place.

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She didn’t mind that Charlie didn’t play sports as the other boys did.

Once, while volunteering in a first-grade classroom, I even accidentally kissed the wrong boy because the back of his head looked like my son’s.

His condition improved more lastingly only after his physician, Ogden Bruton, discovered that the boy had almost no gamma globulins in his blood.

In the 90s, it kept gay men out of leadership roles in the Boy Scouts of America.

This is Bey and Nicki at their most lyrically masochistic, and boy, is it a treat.

Interviews in Serial (including ones from Adnan) do acknowledge that Jay was known as a resident bad boy at Woodlawn High School.

The former Virginia governor was once the golden boy of the GOP.

A sepia photo shows him as a young boy, head in his hands, with a large book open at a bar table.

A little boy of four was moved to passionate grief at the sight of a dead dog taken from a pond.

You see, I'd always thought of him as the boy whom Great-aunt Lucia described having seen.

Poor Squinty ran and tried to hide under the straw, for he knew the boy was talking about him.

A look of passion came into the face of the watching boy, and again he fingered his revolver.

Several times after this the boy and his sisters came to look down into the pig pen.


On this page you'll find 51 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to boy, such as: child, kid, little one, young one, youngster, and youth.

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