boy toy


noun Slang: Usually Disparaging.

Also toy boy. a young man noted for his good looks and sexual prowess, especially one who maintains relationships with older, more powerful persons.
a female sex object.

Nearby words

  1. boy band,
  2. boy racer,
  3. boy scout,
  4. boy scouts,
  5. boy scouts of america,
  6. boy wonder,
  7. boy-meets-girl,
  8. boyar,
  9. boyars,
  10. boyce

Origin of boy toy

First recorded in 1985–90

Usage note

This term is usually used with disparaging intent. But it can also be used playfully or affectionately, as when referring to one's lover.

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British Dictionary definitions for toy boy

toy boy

noun

the much younger male lover of an older woman
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