Whiteboy

/ (ˈwaɪtbɔɪ) /

noun

Irish history a member of a secret society of violent agrarian protest, formed around 1760

Word Origin for Whiteboy

C18: adopted from the earlier use of the phrase as a term of endearment for a boy or man
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