Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Examples from the Web for pretty-boy
After Titanic, DiCaprio tried to distance himself from the pretty-boy heartthrob image.Leonardo DiCaprio or Kate Winslet: Which ‘Titanic’ Star Has the Better Career?
April 4, 2012
One gets the impression of a Southern-fried, pretty-boy version of Max Bialystock.John Edwards' Sugar Mama
January 29, 2010
Her mother said to her: "Well, you don't call him Pretty-boy to-day."
She replied with perfect ease: "Quite well; and you, Pretty-boy?"
Susan in love with Pretty-boy, and Pretty-boy wanting to marry Susan!
She threw herself into his arms, exclaiming: "Good morning, Pretty-boy."
She held out her hand without rising, merely turning her head, and said: "Good-day, Pretty-boy!"