Definition of boyhood in English:

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boyhood

Pronunciation: /ˈbɔɪhʊd/

noun

[mass noun]
The state or time of being a boy: he has been passionate about cars since boyhood John spent his boyhood in Maysville [as modifier]: a boyhood friend
More example sentences
  • Now a professor of history at Yale University, and the author of numerous works of religious history, he recently wrote a memoir about his boyhood.
  • During the writing process, however, he decided that Tom shouldn't grow up in the book, and focused specifically on Tom's boyhood.
  • Book auctions bring back many memories from my boyhood days.

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