boyhood boyhood  /ˈbɔ ɪ ˌhʊd/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the childhood of a boy

Usage(s):

  1. And then there were the candidate's boyhood roots.
  2. Best friends from boyhood, now sophomores at Stanford in Palo Alto, Calif.
  3. In his boyhood he was ever the prankster and the practical joker.

News

  1. Daniele De Rossi Transfer Rumours: Latest News on the Roma Star

    Speculation has been mounting that Daniel De Rossi could be ready to leave his boyhood club Roma. Goal.com have reported that head coach Cesare Prandelli believes that the 29-year-old's career would benefit greatly away from the only club he has ever played for.  He was marginalised at the Stadio Olimpico last season, and having played over 400 games for the club, now would be the perfect time ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  2. Boyhood Home of President Woodrow Wilson broken into

    Deputies were called to the scene of the Boyhood Home of President Woodrow Wilson Sunday afternoon after the security alarm went off.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: News 12 Augusta

  3. Break-in reported at Woodrow Wilson's boyhood home

    AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Sheriff's officials in east Georgia are investigating a break-in at the boyhood home of former President Woodrow Wilson. The Sunday afternoon burglary at the Augusta home ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Rome News-Tribune

Quotes

  1. "To be the Olympic champion in the 50K is the biggest boyhood dream of my life," Northug said.
    on Feb 28, 2010 By: Petter Northug Source: New York Times

  2. "Neither Dumbledore nor Grindelwald ever seems to have referred to this brief boyhood friendship in later life,'" Rowling writes. "However, there can be no doubt that Dumbledore delayed, for some five years of turmoil, fatalities, and...
    on Oct 22, 2007 By: JK Rowling Source: FOXNews

  3. "It's almost more of an extension of a boyhood dream," Ripken said. "You want to be a ball player in the worst way. Sometimes you fantasize that maybe you'll be good enough to make the Hall of Fame."
    on Jan 9, 2007 By: Cal Ripken Jr Source: SI.com

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