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noun see botch II
adjective see botch III
noun Date: 1819 any of various stout dipteran flies (family Oestridae) with larvae parasitic in cavities or tissues of various mammals including humans
I. pronoun, plural in construction Etymology: Middle English bothe, probably from Old Norse bāthir; akin to Old High German beide both Date: 12th century the one as well as ...
I. biographical name Louis 1862-1919 Boer general; 1st prime minister of Transvaal (1907) & of Union of South Africa (1910-19) II. biographical name Pieter Willem 1916- ...
biographical name Walther Wilhelm Georg 1891-1957 German physicist
geographical name city W Washington NNE of Seattle population 30,150
I. verb (bothered; bothering) Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1728 transitive verb 1. to annoy especially by petty provocation ; irk 2. to intrude upon ; pester 3. to ...
noun Date: 1797 1. the act of bothering ; the state of being bothered 2. something that bothers — often used interjectionally
adjective Date: 1834 causing bother ; vexing
Bothnia, Gulf of
geographical name arm of Baltic Sea between Sweden & Finland
noun Etymology: Scots, probably from obsolete Scots both booth Date: 1771 chiefly Scottish hut
or botonnée adjective Etymology: Middle French botonné Date: 15th century of a heraldic cross having a cluster of three balls or knobs at the end of each arm — see cross ...
adjective see botonée
trademark — used for a preparation of botulinum toxin
adjective Etymology: Greek botryoeidēs, from botrys bunch of grapes Date: 1816 having the form of a bunch of grapes
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Greek botrys Date: 1863 any of a genus (Botrytis) of imperfect fungi having botryoidal conidia and including several serious plant pathogens
geographical name country S Africa N of the Molopo; an independent republic since 1966, formerly British protectorate of Bechuanaland capital Gaborone area about 220,000 ...
noun see bot I
biographical name Sandro 1445-1510 Alessandro di Mariano Filipepi Italian painter
I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English botel, from Old French botele, from Medieval Latin butticula, diminutive of Late Latin buttis cask Date: 14th ...
bottle blond
noun Date: 1963 a person whose hair has been bleached blond
bottle club
noun Date: 1943 a club serving patrons previously purchased or reserved alcoholic drinks after normal legal closing hours
bottle gourd
noun Date: 1652 a common cultivated gourd (Lagenaria siceraria) having a variably shaped fruit with a hard shell that is sometimes used as a container
bottle green
noun Date: 1795 a dark green
transitive verb (-fed; -feeding) Date: circa 1865 to feed (as an infant) with a bottle
bottle-nosed dolphin
noun Date: circa 1909 bottlenose dolphin
noun Etymology: from the shape of the flowers Date: circa 1841 any of a genus (Callistemon) of Australian trees and shrubs of the myrtle family widely cultivated in warm ...
bottled gas
noun Date: 1858 gas under pressure in portable cylinders
noun see bottle I
I. adjective Date: 1896 narrow II. noun Date: 1907 1. a. a narrow route b. a point of traffic congestion 2. a. someone or something that retards or halts free ...
bottleneck guitar
noun see bottleneck II
bottlenose dolphin
noun Date: 1940 a relatively small stout-bodied chiefly gray toothed whale (Tursiops truncatus) with a prominent beak and falcate dorsal fin
noun see bottle II
noun Date: 1954 a beverage and especially a wine that is bottled at a particular time
I. noun Etymology: Middle English botme, from Old English botm; akin to Old High German bodam bottom, Latin fundus, Greek pythmēn Date: before 12th century 1. a. the ...
bottom line
noun Date: 1967 1. a. the essential or salient point ; crux b. the primary or most important consideration 2. a. the line at the bottom of a financial report that ...
bottom round
noun Date: 1923 meat (as steak) from the outer part of a round of beef
noun Date: 1885 1. a fish that feeds at the bottom 2. one that is of the lowest status or rank 3. an opportunist who seeks quick profit usually at the expense of others or ...
adjective see bottom-feeder
noun see bottom-fishing
noun Date: 1975 the practice of making purchases (as of stocks) when prices appear to be at their lowest point • bottom-fisher noun
adjective Date: 1972 1. concerned only with cost or profits 2. pragmatic, realistic • bottom-liner noun
noun see bottom-line
adjective Date: 1976 progressing upward from the lowest levels (as of a stratified organization or system)
adjective see bottom I
noun see bottom II
noun Date: 1728 low-lying land along a watercourse — often used in plural
adjective Date: 14th century 1. having no bottom 2. a. extremely deep b. impossible to comprehend ; unfathomable c. boundless, unlimited 3. a. [from the ...
adverb see bottomless
noun see bottomless
adjective Date: 1856 1. a. situated at the very bottom ; lowest, deepest b. last 2. most basic
geographical name city W Germany NNW of Essen population 118,758
noun Etymology: probably from New Latin botulinum Date: circa 1900 botulinum toxin
adjective see botulinum
also botulinus noun Etymology: New Latin, from Latin botulus sausage Date: 1902 a spore-forming bacterium (Clostridium botulinum) that secretes botulinum toxin • botulinal ...
botulinum toxin
noun Date: 1928 a neurotoxin formed by botulinum that causes botulism and that is injected in a purified form for therapeutic and cosmetic purposes (as to treat blepharospasm ...
noun see botulinum
noun Date: 1887 an acute paralytic disease caused by botulinum toxin especially in food
noun Etymology: French, from Malinke bubu Date: 1961 a long flowing garment worn in parts of Africa
biographical name Lucien 1938- Canadian politician
noun Etymology: French, literally, mouthful, from Old French buchiee, from Vulgar Latin *buccata, from Latin bucca cheek, mouth Date: 1846 a small patty shell usually ...
biographical name François 1703-1770 French painter
geographical name town Canada in S Quebec NE of Montreal population 36,253
or Bourcicault biographical name Dion 1820(or 1822)-1890 Dionysius Lardner Boursiquot American (Irish-born) actor & dramatist
or boucle noun Etymology: French bouclé curly, from past participle of boucler to curl, from bocle buckle, curl Date: 1886 1. an uneven yarn of three plies one of which ...
noun see bouclé
also Boadicea biographical name died A.D. 60 ancient British queen
noun (plural boudins) Etymology: Louisiana French & French, sausage Date: 1845 1. blood sausage 2. a spicy Cajun sausage containing rice and meat (as pork) or seafood
noun Etymology: French, from bouder to pout Date: 1781 a woman's dressing room, bedroom, or private sitting room
adjective Etymology: French, from Middle French, from present participle of bouffer to puff Date: 1832 puffed out
noun see bougainvillea
I. biographical name Louis-Antoine de 1729-1811 French navigator II. geographical name island S Pacific; largest of the Solomons; chief town Kieta area 3880 square miles ...
also bougainvillaea noun Etymology: New Latin, from Louis Antoine de Bougainville Date: 1849 any of a genus (Bougainvillaea) of the four-o'clock family of ornamental tropical ...
noun Etymology: Middle English, shoulder, bough, from Old English bōg; akin to Old High German buog shoulder, Greek pēchys forearm Date: before 12th century a branch of a ...
adjective see bough
I. past and past participle of buy II. adjective Etymology: past participle of buy Date: 1599 store 2
adjective Etymology: bought + -en (as in forgotten) Date: 1738 chiefly dialect bought
noun Etymology: French, from Bougie, seaport in Algeria Date: 1755 1. a wax candle 2. a. a tapering cylindrical instrument for introduction into a tubular passage of the ...
geographical name — see bejaia
noun Etymology: French Date: 1855 1. a highly seasoned fish stew made with at least two kinds of fish 2. potpourri 2
noun Etymology: French, from Old French boillon, from boillir to boil Date: circa 1656 a clear seasoned soup made usually from lean beef; broadly broth
geographical name town SE Belgium in the Ardennes population 5468
bouillon cube
noun Date: circa 1922 a cube of evaporated meat extract
I. biographical name Georges-Ernest-Jean-Marie 1837-1891 French general II. biographical name Nadia-Juliette 1887-1979 French music teacher & conductor
also bowlder noun Etymology: short for boulder stone, from Middle English bulder ston, part translation of a word of Scandinavian origin; akin to Swedish dialect bullersten large ...
geographical name city N central Colorado population 94,673
Boulder Dam
geographical name — see Hoover Dam
adjective see boulder
noun see bouldering
noun Date: 1920 the sport of rock climbing on large boulders or low cliffs • boulder intransitive verb • boulderer noun
adjective see boulder
I. noun Etymology: Greek boulē, literally, will, from boulesthai to wish Date: 1840 a legislative council of ancient Greece consisting first of an aristocratic advisory body ...
noun Etymology: French, modification of Middle Dutch bolwerc bulwark Date: 1768 a broad often landscaped thoroughfare
noun Etymology: French, from boulevard Date: 1871 a frequenter of the Parisian boulevards; broadly man-about-town
noun Etymology: French Date: 1782 1. reversal 2. a violent disturbance ; disorder
biographical name Pierre 1925- French composer & conductor
or buhl noun Etymology: André Charles Boulle died 1732 French cabinetmaker Date: 1823 inlaid decoration of tortoiseshell, yellow metal, and white metal in cabinetwork
or Boulogne-sur-Mer geographical name city & port N France on English Channel population 44,244
geographical name commune N France SW of Paris on the Seine population 103,527
geographical name see Boulogne
I. verb (bounced; bouncing) Etymology: Middle English bounsen Date: 13th century transitive verb 1. obsolete beat, bump 2. to cause to rebound or be reflected 3. ...
noun Date: 1865 one that bounces: as a. one employed to restrain or eject disorderly persons b. a bouncing ground ball
adverb see bouncy
adjective Date: circa 1563 1. lively, animated 2. enjoying good health ; robust • bouncingly adverb
bouncing bet
noun Usage: often capitalized 2d B Etymology: from Bet, nickname for Elizabeth Date: circa 1818 a European perennial herb (Saponaria officinalis) of the pink family that is ...
adverb see bouncing
adjective (bouncier; -est) Date: 1921 1. buoyant, exuberant 2. resilient 3. marked by or producing bounces • bouncily adverb
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English boun, from Old Norse būinn, past participle of būa to dwell, prepare; akin to Old High German būan to dwell — more at bower Date: ...
bound up
adjective Date: 1611 closely involved or associated — usually used with with
noun (plural -aries) Etymology: 2bound + 1-ary Date: 1598 something that indicates or fixes a limit or extent • boundaryless adjective • boundarylessness noun
boundary layer
noun Date: 1921 a region of retarded fluid near the surface of a body which moves through a fluid or past which a fluid moves
Boundary Peak
geographical name mountain 13,140 feet (4005 meters) SW Nevada in White Mountains; highest in state
adjective see boundary
noun see boundary
adjective Date: 1956 having a mathematical bound or bounds
noun Date: 1674 the quality or state of being bounded
adjective Etymology: Middle English Date: 14th century 1. archaic being under obligation ; beholden 2. made obligatory ; binding
noun Date: 1505 1. one that bounds 2. a man of objectionable social behavior ; cad • bounderish adjective
adjective see bounder
adjective Date: 1592 having no boundaries ; vast • boundlessly adverb • boundlessness noun
adverb see boundless
noun see boundless
adjective Etymology: Middle English bountevous, bounteuous, from Anglo-French bontive kind, from bunté Date: 14th century 1. giving or disposed to give freely 2. liberally ...
adverb see bounteous
noun see bounteous
adjective Date: 1788 1. having the benefit of a bounty 2. rewarded or rewardable by a bounty
adjective Date: 1508 1. liberal in bestowing gifts or favors 2. given or provided abundantly Synonyms: see liberal • bountifully adverb • bountifulness noun
geographical name city N Utah N of Salt Lake City population 41,301
adverb see bountiful
noun see bountiful
noun (plural bounties) Etymology: Middle English bounte goodness, from Anglo-French bunté, bountee, from Latin bonitat-, bonitas, from bonus good, from Old Latin duenos; akin to ...
bounty hunter
noun Date: 1930 1. one who tracks down and captures outlaws for whom a reward is offered 2. one who hunts predatory animals for the reward offered
noun Etymology: French, from Middle French, thicket, bunch of flowers, from Old French (Norman-Picard dialect) bosquet thicket, from Old French bosc forest — more at boscage ...
bouquet garni
noun (plural bouquets garnis) Etymology: French, literally, garnished bouquet Date: circa 1852 an herb mixture that is either tied together or enclosed in a porous container ...
noun Etymology: Bourbon, seigniory in France Date: 1596 1. capitalized a member of a French family founded in 1272 to which belong the rulers of France from 1589 to 1793 and ...
biographical name Charles de 1490-1527 Duc de Bourbon French general; constable of France
noun see bourbon
geographical name former province central France W of Burgundy
biographical name see Boucicault
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French burc, borghe, from Latin burgus fortified place, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German burg fortified place — more at ...
I. biographical name Léon-Victor-Auguste 1851-1925 French statesman II. biographical name Louise 1911- American (French-born) sculptor
I. adjective Etymology: Middle French, from Old French burgeis townsman, from burc, borg town, from Latin burgus Date: circa 1565 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of ...
noun Etymology: French, feminine of bourgeois Date: 1794 a woman of the middle class
noun Etymology: French, from bourgeois Date: 1707 1. middle class; also plural in construction members of the middle class 2. a social order dominated by bourgeois
noun see bourgeois I
verb see bourgeois I
variant of burgeon
geographical name commune central France SSE of Orléans population 78,773
biographical name Paul-Charles-Joseph 1852-1935 French author
geographical name — see burgundy
biographical name Habib ibn Ali 1903-2000 Tunisian president (1957-87)
adjective see bourguignonne
or bourguignon adjective Usage: often capitalized Etymology: French, from Bourgogne Burgundy Date: 1936 prepared or served in the manner of Burgundy (as with a sauce made ...
biographical name Margaret 1906-1971 née White American photographer
or bourne noun Etymology: Middle English burn, bourne — more at burn Date: 12th century stream, brook
also bourn noun Etymology: Middle French bourne, from Old French bodne — more at bound Date: 1523 1. boundary, limit 2. goal, destination
geographical name town S England in Dorset on English Channel population 154,400
noun Etymology: French Date: 1706 1. a 17th century French dance usually in quick duple time; also a musical composition with the rhythm of this dance 2. pas de bourree
noun Etymology: French, from Occitan bourrido, alteration of boulido something boiled, from bouli to boil, from Latin bullire — more at boil Date: 1872 a fish stew similar ...
noun Etymology: Middle French, literally, purse, from Medieval Latin bursa — more at purse Date: 1597 1. exchange 5a; specifically a European stock exchange 2. a sale of ...
noun Etymology: Greek boustrophēdon, adverb, literally, turning like oxen in plowing, from bous ox, cow + strephein to turn — more at cow Date: 1699 the writing of ...
adjective see boustrophedon
noun Etymology: English dialect, a trip going and returning in plowing, from Middle English bought bend Date: 1575 a spell of activity: as a. an athletic match (as of ...
noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: French, shop, probably from Old Occitan botica, ultimately from Greek apothēkē storehouse — more at apothecary Date: 1767 1. ...
adjective see boutique
noun Etymology: French boutonnière buttonhole, from Middle French, from bouton button Date: circa 1867 a flower or bouquet worn in a buttonhole
biographical name Boutros 1922- Egyptian U.N. official; secretary-general (1992-96)
geographical name island S Atlantic SSW of Cape of Good Hope at about 54°S, 5°E; belongs to Norway
noun see Bouvier des Flandres
Bouvier des Flandres
noun (plural Bouvier des Flandres or Bouviers des Flandres) Etymology: French, literally, cowherd of Flanders Date: 1929 any of a breed of large powerfully built rough-coated ...
noun (plural -kis; also bouzoukia) Etymology: New Greek mpouzouki Date: 1952 a long-necked stringed instrument of Greek origin that resembles a mandolin
noun Etymology: New Latin Bovidae, from Bov-, Bos, type genus, from Latin bov-, bos Date: 1939 any of a family (Bovidae) of ruminants that have hollow unbranched permanently ...
I. adjective Etymology: Late Latin bovinus, from Latin bov-, bos ox, cow — more at cow Date: 1776 1. of, relating to, or resembling bovines and especially the ox or cow 2. ...
bovine spongiform encephalopathy
noun Date: 1987 a fatal spongiform encephalopathy of cattle affecting the nervous system, resembling or identical with scrapie of sheep and goats, and probably caused by a ...
adverb see bovine I
noun see bovine I
geographical name river 315 miles (507 kilometers) Canada in SW Alberta rising in Banff National Park
I. verb Etymology: Middle English, from Old English būgan; akin to Old High German biogan to bend, Sanskrit bhujati he bends Date: before 12th century intransitive verb 1. ...
Bow bells
noun plural Date: 1567 the bells of the Church of St. Mary-le-Bow in London
bow out
intransitive verb Date: 1942 retire, withdraw; also lose
bow saw
noun Date: 1677 a saw having a narrow blade held under tension by a light bow-shaped frame
bow shock
noun Date: 1950 the shock wave formed by the collision of a stellar wind with another medium (as the magnetosphere of a planet)
bow tie
noun Date: 1897 1. a short necktie tied in a bowknot 2. something (as pasta) resembling a bow tie in shape
bow window
noun Date: 1679 a usually curved bay window
biographical name Nathaniel 1773-1838 American mathematician & astronomer
British variant of bowdlerize
noun see bowdlerize
transitive verb (-ized; -izing) Etymology: Thomas Bowdler died 1825 English editor Date: 1836 1. to expurgate (as a book) by omitting or modifying parts considered vulgar 2. ...
noun see bowdlerize
I. adjective Etymology: past participle of 1bow Date: 14th century 1. bent downward and forward 2. having the back and head inclined II. adjective Etymology: partly from ...
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French buel, boel, from Medieval Latin botellus, from Latin, diminutive of botulus sausage Date: 14th century 1. intestine, gut; ...
biographical name Sir Mackenzie 1823-1917 Canadian politician; prime minister of Canada (1894-96)
adjective see bowel
biographical name Elizabeth 1899-1973 Irish author
I. noun Etymology: Middle English bour dwelling, from Old English būr; akin to Old English & Old High German būan to dwell, Old English bēon to be — more at be Date: ...
noun Date: 1845 any of a family (Ptilonorhynchidae) of passerine birds of Australia and New Guinea in which the male builds a chamber or passage arched over with twigs and ...
noun (plural -eries) Etymology: Dutch bouwerij, from bouwer farmer, from bouwen to till; akin to Old High German būan to dwell Date: 1650 1. a colonial Dutch plantation or ...
noun Date: 1845 a predaceous dull-green iridescent North American freshwater fish (Amia calva) that is the only surviving member of an order (Amiiformes) dating back to the ...
adjective Date: 1918 1. having an outward curving front 2. having a bow window in front
noun see bowhead whale
bowhead whale
noun Date: 1887 a baleen whale (Balaena mysticetus) of arctic and subarctic seas — called also bowhead
I. biographical name James 1796-1836 hero of Texas revolution II. geographical name town Maryland NE of Washington, D.C. population 50,269
bowie knife
noun Etymology: James Bowie Date: 1836 a stout single-edged hunting knife with part of the back edge curved concavely to a point and sharpened
noun Date: 1838 the technique or manner of managing the bow in playing a stringed musical instrument
noun Date: 1547 a knot with decorative loops
I. noun Etymology: Middle English bolle, from Old English bolla; akin to Old High German bolla blister Date: before 12th century 1. a concave usually nearly hemispherical ...
bowl over
transitive verb Date: 1867 1. to take unawares 2. impress I,2
variant of boulder
adjective see bowl I
noun Date: 1656 a leg bowed outward at or below the knee • bowlegged adjective
adjective see bowleg
I. noun Date: circa 1500 a person who bowls; specifically the player who delivers the ball to the batsman in cricket II. noun Etymology: Bowler, 19th century family of ...
biographical name Chester 1901-1986 American economist & diplomat
noun see bowl I
noun Etymology: Middle English boweline, probably from bowe bow + line Date: 13th century 1. a rope used to keep the weather edge of a square sail taut forward 2. a knot ...
noun Date: 1535 any of several games in which balls are rolled on a green or down an alley at an object or group of objects
Bowling Green
geographical name 1. city S Kentucky population 49,296 2. city NW Ohio S of Toledo population 29,636
I. noun Date: 13th century archer 1 II. noun Date: 1829 a boatman, oarsman, or paddler stationed in the front of a boat
Bowman's capsule
noun Etymology: Sir William Bowman died 1892 English surgeon Date: circa 1860 a thin membranous double-walled capsule surrounding the glomerulus of a vertebrate nephron
verb (bowsed; bowsing) Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1593 transitive verb to haul by means of a tackle intransitive verb to bowse something
noun Etymology: Middle English bouspret, probably from Middle Low German boochspreet, from booch bow + spreet pole Date: 13th century a large spar projecting forward from the ...
noun Date: 14th century a waxed or sized cord joining the ends of a shooting bow
bowstring hemp
noun Date: circa 1858 any of various Asian and African sansevierias; also its soft tough leaf fiber used especially in cordage
noun Etymology: imitative Date: 1576 1. the bark of a dog; also dog 2. noisy clamor 3. arrogant dogmatic manner
noun Etymology: Middle English bowyere Date: 14th century a maker of shooting bows
I. noun (plural box or boxes) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English, from Latin buxus, from Greek pyxos Date: before 12th century an evergreen shrub or small tree ...
box camera
noun Date: 1902 a box-shaped camera with a simple lens and rotary shutter
box coat
noun Date: 1822 1. a heavy overcoat formerly worn for driving 2. a loose coat usually fitted at the shoulders
box cutter
noun Date: 1977 a small cutting tool that is designed for opening cardboard boxes and typically consists of a retractable razor blade in a thin metal sheath
box elder
noun Date: 1787 a rapidly growing North American maple (Acer negundo) with compound leaves
box jellyfish
noun Etymology: from its square shape Date: 1981 sea wasp
box kite
noun Date: 1897 a tailless kite consisting of two or more open-ended connected boxes
box lunch
noun Date: 1890 a lunch packed in a container (as a box)
box office
noun Date: 1786 1. a. an office (as in a theater) where tickets of admission are sold b. income from ticket sales (as for a film) 2. the ability (as of a show) to ...
box pleat
noun Date: 1877 a pleat made by forming two folded edges one facing right and the other left
box score
noun Etymology: from its arrangement in a newspaper box Date: 1913 a printed score of a game (as baseball) giving the names and positions of the players and a record of the ...
box seat
noun Date: 1842 1. box II,4b 2. a. a seat in a box (as in a theater or grandstand) b. a position favorable for viewing something
box social
noun Date: 1928 a fund-raising affair at which box lunches are auctioned to the highest bidder
box spring
noun Date: 1865 a bedspring that consists of spiral springs attached to a foundation and enclosed in a cloth-covered frame
box stall
noun Date: 1885 an individual enclosure within a barn or stable in which an animal may move about freely without a restraining device
box tortoise
noun see box turtle
box turtle
noun Date: circa 1804 any of several North American land turtles (genus Terrapene) capable of withdrawing into their shell and closing it by hinged joints in the lower half — ...
noun Date: 1841 cardboard used for making boxes and cartons
I. noun Date: 1856 a roofed freight car usually with sliding doors in the sides II. adjective Etymology: from the high numbers stenciled on the sides of boxcars Date: 1903 ...
noun Etymology: approximate translation of Chinese (Beijing) yìhé juaˇn, literally, righteous harmonious fist Date: 1899 a member of a Chinese secret society that in 1900 ...
I. noun Date: 1671 1. a person who engages in the sport of boxing 2. plural boxer shorts II. noun Date: 1871 one that makes boxes or packs things in boxes III. noun ...
boxer shorts
noun plural Date: 1944 men's underwear shorts characterized by loose fit
noun see box II
noun see boxy
I. noun Date: 1605 the art of attack and defense with the fists practiced as a sport II. noun Date: 1607 1. an act of enclosing in a box 2. a boxlike enclosure ; casing ...
Boxing Day
noun Date: 1833 the first weekday after Christmas observed as a legal holiday in parts of the Commonwealth of Nations and marked by the giving of Christmas boxes to service ...
boxing glove
noun Date: circa 1841 one of a pair of leather mittens heavily padded on the back and worn in boxing
adjective see box II
noun Date: 1678 matrimony vine
noun Date: 1652 1. the close-grained heavy hard tough wood of the box (genus Buxus); also a wood of similar properties 2. a tree producing boxwood
adjective (boxier; -est) Date: circa 1861 resembling a box • boxiness noun
noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English Date: 13th century 1. often offensive a male servant 2. a. a male child from birth to adulthood b. son c. ...
Boy Scout
noun Date: 1908 1. a member of any of various national scouting programs (as the Boy Scouts of America) for boys usually 11 to 17 years of age 2. a person whose values or ...
boy toy
noun Date: 1982 a usually young man considered as an object of sexual desire
boy wonder
noun Date: 1925 a young man of noteworthy achievements
also boyard noun Etymology: Russian boyarin Date: 1591 a member of a Russian aristocratic order next in rank below the ruling princes until its abolition by Peter the Great
noun see boyar
or boychik noun Etymology: American Yiddish boytshik, from English boy + Yiddish -tshik, diminutive suffix Date: circa 1951 a young man ; boy
noun see boychick

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