Pronunciation of Boy
/bˈɔ͡ɪ/, /bˈɔ‍ɪ/, /b_ˈɔɪ/

Antonyms for boy:

girl, little girl, female child, daughter.

Synonyms for boy:

Sense 1

first base, love child, bravo, ballplayer, stallion, geezer, outfielder, renaissance man, laddie, mama's boy, tom, free agent, junior varsity, peewee, teens, tomcat, chico, ox, macho-man, CONGRATS, boar, first-string, hart, offspring, latchkey kid, orphan, league standings, mother's boy, sub, ram, alpha male, rooster, defensive, Laddy, Billy Goat, sportsman, ragamuffin, jv, ladder, fullback, winger, tomboy, firstborn, nephew, scorer, niece, playmate, stag, midfielder, drake, child prodigy, teenager, bull, sweeper, dream team, mvp, young, goalkeeper, finalist, defenseman, bloke, gelding, crosstrainer, halfback, rookie, right-winger, fielder, tailback, all-American, hacker, mummy's boy, semifinalist, goaltender, Only Child, midfield, pickin, he, good old boy, goalie, cherub, gander, center forward, touche, imp, backfield, adolescent, preteen, John doe, defender, enforcer, bullock, progeny, sire, sportswoman, hitter, boomerang kid, second-string.

Sense 2

dog, shooter, fella, gallant, viva, page, squad, issue, dude, unmarked, keeper, encore, signing, punk, league, conference, standing, family man, substitute, hog, youth, racer, lineup, visitor, offense, striker, drone, center, young man, congratulation, team.

Sense 3

international, seed, player, junior, steer, field, server, wild card, defense, blue, stray.

Sense 4

string, professional, stud.

Sense 5

club, reserve.

Sense 6

transfer, forward, wing.

Sense 7


Sense 8


Sense 9

back, M.







Sense 1 (noun)

child prodigy, imp, issue, adolescent, boomerang kid, cherub.

Sense 2 (noun)

blue, all-American, conference, back, club, center forward, center, ballplayer, backfield.

Sense 3 (noun)

bull, bullock, dog, Billy Goat, alpha male, boar.

Sense 5 (noun)

family man, macho-man.

Sense 6 (noun)


Sense 8 (noun)


boy (noun)

male child, son.

juvenile (noun)


lad (noun)

young man, junior, youth.

male (noun)

gent, he.

male child (noun)


man (noun)

gent, hombre, guy, gentleman, man, fellow, male, masculinity, chap, buck, manhood.

person (noun)

male child.

young man (noun)

fellow, dude, youth, chap, lad, guy, junior, youngster, stripling, buck, sprout, punk, child.

young person (noun)

juvenile, kid.

Usage examples for boy:

  • What can I do for you, boy? - "Andy Grant's Pluck", Horatio Alger.
  • The boy again lifted up his head. - "Thaddeus of Warsaw", Jane Porter.
  • " Yees, sir," said the boy. - "The Disowned, Complete", Edward Bulwer-Lytton.

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