- 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.
Origin of boy toy
First recorded in 1985–90
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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