black boy


/ (ˈblækˌbɔɪ) /

  1. another name for grass tree (def. 1)

Words Nearby black boy

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How to use black boy in a sentence

  • Lloyd and Graham have both been down with “belly belong him” (black boy speech).

  • “Et moi—Cupidon,” finished the little black boy, running up, and then retreating as fast back into his corner.

    Newton Forster | Captain Frederick Marryat
  • He called a black boy, who presently brought round a miserable cart drawn by two skeleton ponies.

    The Relief of Mafeking | Filson Young
  • I can lead one, my black boy can ride another and lead the third.

    A Final Reckoning | G. A. Henty
  • One of them is a woman kneading bread; another is a black boy sitting on a pony, with a basket of fruit in front of him.

    Little Folks | Various

Cultural definitions for Black Boy

Black Boy

(1945) An autobiographical novel by the African-American author Richard Wright, portraying racial conflicts in the rural South.

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