• synonyms


noun Informal.
  1. a boy or young man who likes or is involved in hip-hop culture.
Show More

Origin of b-boy

First recorded in 1980–85; b(reak dancing) + boy
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for b-boy

Contemporary Examples of b-boy

British Dictionary definitions for b-boy


  1. a male rap-music fan, who typically can be identified by his casual style of dress
Show More

Word Origin for B-boy

C20: from Bronx boy
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012