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synonyms for boys

  • 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 boys

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How to use boys in a sentence

The boys were tumbling about, clinging to his legs, imploring that numerous things be brought back to them.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
His wife stood smiling and waving, the boys shouting, as he disappeared in the old rockaway down the sandy road.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
A flightless, juvenal female was obtained by local boys at Pisté on July 21.
SUMMER BIRDS FROM THE YUCATAN PENINSULAERWIN E. KLAAS
He had five girls by his first wife; there is no reason why this splendid cow I have picked out should not produce a dozen boys.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
If I can rustle horses I'll send these two boys on home, with a note to the old man explaining how the play came up.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
The little Pontellier boys were permitting them to do so, and making their authority felt.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
It reminds me of those snow-balls the boys roll up at home—the crowd gathers as it proceeds!
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Following the boys, Baptiste entered by the kitchen door to encounter the mother and three daughters preparing the meal.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
Sprawling was lazy and wore out sofas, and little boys were not expected to talk.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
Little boys when decking themselves out with tall hat and monstrously big clothes seem to be trying to put on an alarming aspect.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
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