or man·child

[ man-chahyld ]

noun,plural men-chil·dren.
  1. a male child; boy; son.

Origin of man-child

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use man-child in a sentence

  • He sent the manchild unto the rajah and kept the girl, who was reared as his own daughter.

    Indian Myth and Legend | Donald Alexander Mackenzie
  • Naturs a mystery, thats for certain—to turn off a manchild upon a godfayther, and rather to list nor to go hoam!

  • And when the dragon saw that he was cast into the earth, he persecuted the woman, which brought forth the manchild.