- N-UNCOUNTBoyhood is the period of a male person's life during which he is a boy.
He has been a Derby County supporter since boyhood.
English dictionary. 2008.
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Boyhood — Boy hood, n. [Boy + hood.] The state of being a boy; the time during which one is a boy. Hood. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
boyhood — [boi′hood΄] n. 1. the state or time of being a boy 2. boys collectively … English World dictionary
boyhood — /boy hood/, n. 1. the state or period of being a boy: Boyhood is a happy time of life. 2. boys collectively: the boyhood of America. [1735 45; BOY + HOOD] * * * … Universalium
boyhood — noun Boyhood is used before these nouns: ↑dream, ↑hero, ↑home, ↑idol … Collocations dictionary
boyhood — boy|hood [ˈbɔıhud] n [U] the time of a man s life when he is a boy →↑girlhood ▪ boyhood memories … Dictionary of contemporary English
boyhood — noun (U) the time of a man s life when he is a boy: boyhood memories see also: girlhood … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
boyhood — /ˈbɔɪhʊd/ (say boyhood) noun the state or period of being a boy … Australian English dictionary
boyhood — boy ► NOUN 1) a male child or youth. 2) (boys) informal men who mix socially or belong to a particular group. ► EXCLAMATION informal ▪ used to express strong feelings. DERIVATIVES boyhood noun boyish adjective … English terms dictionary
boyhood — noun see boy … New Collegiate Dictionary
boyhood — noun The state or period of being a boy … Wiktionary