Definition of bad boy in English:

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bad boy

noun

informal
1A man who does not conform to approved standards of behavior, especially in a particular sphere of activity: the bad boy of classical music
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  • He isn't even the sport's leading bad boy anymore.
  • I've never had any affinity for the overhyped mythology of the bad boy, which I think is basically phony.
  • Besides, maybe her attraction for bad boys was less about them, more about her.
2chiefly US A thing that is regarded as extremely impressive or effective: we went 142 mph in that bad boy
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  • At $59.95 per set, five of these bad boys would constitute a serious investment.
  • Plus, there is a lithium ion in this badboy, rated for 10 hours of use.
  • I hereby give you permission to testdrive any/all of these bad-boys at the "open mic" comedy nite of your choice.

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