boyhood

[boi-hoo d]

noun

the state or period of being a boy: Boyhood is a happy time of life.
boys collectively: the boyhood of America.

Nearby words

  1. boyer's bursa,
  2. boyer's cyst,
  3. boyer, jean pierre,
  4. boyf,
  5. boyfriend,
  6. boyish,
  7. boyishly,
  8. boykie,
  9. boyla,
  10. boyle

Origin of boyhood

First recorded in 1735–45; boy + -hood

Related formspre·boy·hood, noun

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boyhood

noun

the state or time of being a boyhis boyhood was happy
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