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boyhood Syllabification: boy·hood
Pronunciation: /ˈboiho͝od/

Definition of boyhood in English:


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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  • 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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