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boy band

Syllabification: boy band

Definition of boy band in English:

noun

A pop group composed of attractive young men whose music and image are designed to appeal primarily to a young teenage audience.
Example sentences
  • While her friends might have had boy band posters on their walls, she was more likely to have posters of actors or from musicals.
  • What they want are nice tunes, sung by a nice lad with boy band looks who actually has some musical talent.
  • In the world of boy bands, Blue have certainly lasted on the shelf longer than most.

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