boy toy

[ boi-toi ]

nounSlang: Usually Disparaging.
  1. Also toy boy . a young man noted for his good looks and sexual prowess, especially one who maintains relationships with older, more powerful people.

  2. a man regarded as a sex object.

Origin of boy toy

First recorded in 1985–90

usage note For boy toy

This term is usually used with disparaging intent. But it can also be used playfully or affectionately, as when referring to one's lover. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

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