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affectation affectation
/ˌæ fɛk ˈteɪ ʃən /

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  • boy boy  /ˈbɔ ɪ/ ?  a youthful male person

    boy meaning(s) 

    1. (n) a youthful male person
    2. (n) a friendly informal reference to a grown man
    3. (n) a male human offspring
    4. (n) (ethnic slur) offensive and disparaging term for Black man

    Synonym(s)

    son

    Antonym(s)

    boy usage(s)

    1. The sexual experiences of growing boys have not had much detached study.
    2. In his new book, Doing Anger Differently, Michael Currie explores what's at the core of boys' anger and lays out the dos and don'ts of the parental response.
  • boy orator of the platte boy orator of the platte  United States lawyer and politician who advocated free…
  • boy scout boy scout  /ˈbɔ ɪ skaʊt/ ?  a boy who is a member of the Boy Scouts
  • boy scouts boy scouts  an international (but decentralized) movement started in 1908 in England with…
  • boy scouts of america boy scouts of america  a corporation that operates through a national council that…
  • boy wonder boy wonder  an extremely talented young male person
  • boycott boycott  /ˈbɔ ɪ ˌkɑt/ ?  refuse to sponsor; refuse to do business with
  • boyfriend boyfriend  /ˈbɔ ɪf ˌrɛnd/ ?  a man who is the lover of a girl or young woman
  • boyhood boyhood  /ˈbɔ ɪ ˌhʊd/ ?  the childhood of a boy
  • boyish boyish  /ˈbɔɪ ɪʃ/ ?  befitting or characteristic of a young boy
  • boyishly boyishly  like a boy
  • boyishness boyishness  being characteristic of a boy
  • boykinia boykinia  genus of perennial rhizomatous herbs with flowers in panicles; North America;…
  • boykinia elata boykinia elata  plant with leaves mostly at the base and openly branched clusters of…
  • boykinia occidentalis boykinia occidentalis  plant with leaves mostly at the base and openly branched clusters…
  • boyle boyle  /ˈbɔ ɪl/ ?  United States writer (1902-1992)
  • boyle's law boyle's law  the pressure of an ideal gas at constant temperature varies inversely with…
  • boylike boylike  befitting or characteristic of a young boy
  • boyne boyne  /ˈbɔ ɪn/ ?  a battle in the War of the Grand Alliance in Ireland in 1690; William III defeated…
  • boys-and-girls boys-and-girls  Eurafrican annual naturalized in America as a weed; formerly dried for…
  • boysenberry boysenberry  cultivated hybrid bramble of California having large dark wine-red fruit…
  • boysenberry bush boysenberry bush  cultivated hybrid bramble of California having large dark wine-red…
  • boytrose boytrose  resembling a cluster of grapes in form
  • bozeman bozeman  /ˈboʊz mən/ ?  a town in southwestern Montana; gateway to Yellowstone National Park
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