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synonyms for boy

  • child
  • fellow
  • guy
  • lad
  • youngster
  • youth
  • buck
  • cadet
  • chap
  • dude
  • gamin
  • half-pint
  • junior
  • master
  • punk
  • puppy
  • runt
  • schoolboy
  • shaver
  • sonny
  • sprout
  • squirt
  • stripling
  • tadpole
  • whippersnapper
  • little guy
  • little shaver
  • small fry
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antonyms for boy

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How to use boy in a sentence

There are several other reasons, including that oftentimes when there is an option of sending one child to school, families will send the boy.
MALALA YOUSAFZAI TELLS THE BUSINESS COMMUNITY: EDUCATION IS THE BEST WAY TO GUARD AGAINST FUTURE CRISESMICHAL LEV-RAM, WRITERSEPTEMBER 15, 2020FORTUNE
When an imam refused to speak with a girl, she sent a boy from her organization in her place.
THE TEENAGER BREAKING UP CHILD MARRIAGES, DOOR TO DOORPALLABI MUNSISEPTEMBER 2, 2020OZY
She didn’t mind that Charlie didn’t play sports as the other boys did.
‘A STAR IS BORED’ A DELICIOUS WORK OF FICTIONKATHI WOLFEAUGUST 13, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
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.
ONLINE LEARNING IS HERE TO STAYSARA-ELLEN AMSTERAUGUST 7, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
His condition improved more lastingly only after his physician, Ogden Bruton, discovered that the boy had almost no gamma globulins in his blood.
OUR GENES MAY EXPLAIN SEVERITY OF COVID-19 AND OTHER INFECTIONSMONIQUE BROUILLETTEJULY 27, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
That same day, his partner gave birth to a baby boy in Chula Vista.
BORDER PATROL SENT A NEWBORN U.S. CITIZEN TO MEXICOMAYA SRIKRISHNANJULY 10, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
A few months later, Miriam gave birth to a baby boy in the building, but her son was immediately taken from her.
HEARTBREAKING STORY OF TWO SURVIVORS OF NIGERIA’S ‘BABY FACTORIES’D. N.MAY 6, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
This boy needs all the help he can get, which is why this family’s story has now been shared across the globe.
FAMILY TOLD TO LET THEIR BABY DIE INSTEAD OF RAISING MONEY FOR HIS RARE DISEASEHEALTHNOVEMBER 27, 2019HEALTH
The study included roughly 200 young children, girls and boys.
DOES HOLLYWOOD STILL HAVE A PRINCESS PROBLEM? (EP. 394)STEPHEN J. DUBNEROCTOBER 24, 2019FREAKONOMICS
A little boy of four was moved to passionate grief at the sight of a dead dog taken from a pond.
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WORDS RELATED TO BOY

  • bloke
  • boy
  • fellow
  • gent
  • lad
  • man
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