a boy or young man.
to combine in abstaining from, or preventing dealings with, as a means of intimidation or coercion: to boycott a store. to abstain from buying or using: to boycott foreign products. the practice of boycotting. an instance of boycotting. Contemporary Examples Russian Vodka Boycott Spreads Over Kremlin’s New Anti-Gay Laws Eliza Shapiro July 29, 2013 Paula […]
a frequent or favorite male companion; beau. a male friend. a male lover. pertaining to or noting clothing and accessories for women that are inspired by men’s fashions: roomy and comfortable boyfriend jeans; an oversize boyfriend watch. Contemporary Examples How to Make Your Trip Run Smoothly Jolie Hunt December 31, 2010 Meet Katrina Darling: Kate […]
the state or period of being a boy: Boyhood is a happy time of life. boys collectively: the boyhood of America. Contemporary Examples Rockaway Finds Warmth Amid the Cold as Residents Rebuild After Sandy Michael Daly November 19, 2012 If You’re Hunting for Forrest Fenn’s Buried Treasure, Start Here Tony Doukopil February 28, 2013 Black […]
boy; lad. noun (Brit, informal) a boy or young man: often used in direct address