Definition of boyhood in English:

boyhood

Syllabification: boy·hood
Pronunciation: /ˈboiho͝od
 
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noun

  • The state or time of being a boy: he has been passionate about cars since boyhood [as modifier]: a boyhood friend
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    • My sons and their friends spent many boyhood hours in the Copse, which they called "the jungle", in the 1970s.
    • Young males yearn to leave boyhood behind and to become men.
    • His skills on his high school debate team, in fact, lifted him out of boyhood poverty in Seattle, winning him a scholarship to Harvard.

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