boy

suomi-englanti sanakirja

boy englannista suomeksi

  1. poika

  2. kaveri, kundi, jätkä

  3. neekeripalvelija

  1. Substantiivi

  2. poika|m

  3. poika

  4. poika, mies

  5. kaveri

  6. pojat

  7. Verbi

boy englanniksi

  1. A young male. (defdate)

  2. (ux)

  3. 1440, ''Promptorium Parvulorum'', 35:

  4. Bye or boye: ''Bostio''.
  5. 1535, Bible|Bible (Coverdale), of Zechariah|Zechariah, Chapter VIII, Verse 5:

  6. The stretes of the citie shalbe full of yonge boyes and damselles...
  7. 1711 March 7, Swift|Jonathan Swift, ''Journal'', line 208:

  8. I find I was mistaken in the sex, 'tis a boy.
  9. 1812, Byron|Lord Byron, ''Harold|Childe Harold'', Canto II, xxiii, 72:

  10. Ah! happy years! once more who would not be a boy?
  11. A male child or teenager, as distinguished from infants or adults.

  12. 1876, Frances Eliza Millett Notley, https://books.google.com/books?id=qhcCAAAAQAAJ&printsec=frontcover ''The Kiddle-a-Wink'', "A Tale of Love", page 169:

  13. "He is not quite a baby, Alfred," said Ellen, "though he is only a big stupid boy. We have made him miserable enough. Let us leave him alone."
  14. A male child: a son of any age.

  15. (RQ:Scott Lay of the Last Minstrel)

  16. A male of any age, ''particularly'' one rather younger than the speaker. (defdate)

  17. A male of low station, (''especially as pejorative'') a worthless male, a wretch; a mean and dishonest male, a knave. (defdate)

  18. 1608, (w), ''(w)'', Act I Scene 4:

  19. Dost thou call me fool, boy?
  20. A male servant, slave, assistant, or employee, (defdate) ''particularly:''

  21. (circa) ''King Horn'', line 1075:

  22. þe boye hit scholde abugge; Horn þreu him ouer þe brigge.
  23. 1973, Pynchon|Thomas Pynchon, ''Gravity's Rainbow|Gravity's Rainbow'', i, 37:

  24. ‘Why does he go out and pinch all his dogs in person? He's an administrator, isn't he? Wouldn't he hire a boy or something?’‘We call them “staff”,’ Roger replies.
  25. A younger such worker.

  26. 1721, Penelope Aubin, ''The Life of Madam de Beaumount'', ii, 36:

  27. I resolved to continue in the Cave, with my two Servants, my Maid, and a Boy, whom I had brought from France.
  28. A non-white male servant regardless of age, (defdate) ''particularly as a form of address''.

  29. 1625, W. Hawkins in Samuel Purchas, ''Hakluytus Posthumus or Purchas his Pilgrimes'', Vol. I, iii, vii, 211:

  30. My Boy Stephen Grauener.
  31. 1834, Edward Markham, ''New Zealand or Recollections of It'', 72:

  32. They picked out two of the strongest of the Boys (as they call the Men) about the place.
  33. 1876, Ebenezer Thorne, https://books.google.com/books?id=IdkNAAAAQAAJ ''The Queen of the Colonies, or, Queensland as I Knew It'', 58:

  34. The blacks who work on a station or farm are always, like the blacks in the Southern States, called boys.
  35. 1907 May 13, ''N.Y. Evening Post'', 6:

  36. Shanghai, The register clerk assigns you to a room, and instead of ‘Front!’ he shouts ‘Boy!’
  37. (quote-book)

  38. 1960 February 5, ''Northern Territory News'', 5/5:

  39. Aborigine Wally... described himself as ‘number one boy’ at the station.
  40. A male follower.

  41. 1572, John Sadler translating Flavius Vegetius Renatus, ''Foure Bookes... Contayninge a Plaine Forme, and Perfect Knowledge of Martiall Policye...'', iii, vii:

  42. If any water be rough and boysterous, or the chanell verye broade, it manye times drowneth the carriages and the boyes and nowe and then slouthfull and lyther souldiours.
  43. 1600, Shakespeare|William Shakespeare, ''The Cronicle History of Henry the Fift...'', Act IV, Scene vii, 1:

  44. God's blood|Godes plud kil the boyes and the lugyge,Tis the arrants peece of knauery...
  45. Any non-white male, regardless of age. (defdate)

  46. 1812, Anne Plumptre translating Hinrich Lichtenstein, ''Travels in Southern Africa, in the Years 1803, 1804, 1805, and 1806'', Vol. I, i, viii, 119:

  47. A Hottentot... expects to be called by his name if addressed by any one who knows it; and by those to whom it is not known he expects to be called Hottentot... or boy.
  48. 1888, Louis Diston Powles, ''Land of Pink Pearl, or Recollections of Life in the Bahamas'', 66:

  49. Every darky, however old, is a boy.
  50. 1973 September 8, ''Black Panther'', 7/2:

  51. Alabama, Guards still use the term ‘boy’ to refer to Black prisoners.
  52. 1979, (w) and (w), https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xWKyDGGptA4 ''The Logie Awards'':

  53. ''BN:'' ''repeating a catchphrase'' I like the boy.''MA:'' ''to hostile audience'' Hold it, hold it, hold it. Easy. Did you say ‘Roy’ or ‘boy’?''BN:'' ‘I like the boy’. There's nothing wrong with saying that... Hang on, hang on, hang on... I'll change religion, I'll do anything for ya, I don't bloody care... What's wrong with saying that? ‘I like the boy’?''MA:'' Boy...''BN:'' I mean, I like the man. I'm sorry, Muhammad.
  54. A male animal, ''especially, in affectionate address,'' a male dog. (defdate)

  55. ''C'mere, boy! Good boy! Who's a good boy?''

    ''Are you getting a boy cat or a girl cat?''

  56. A former low rank of various armed services; a holder of this rank.

  57. 1841 May 6, ''Times'' in London, 5/4:

  58. Wounded... 1 Boy, 1st class, severely.
  59. 1963 April 30, ''Times'' in London, 16/2:

  60. He joined the Navy as a boy second class in 1898.
  61. Heroin. (defdate)

  62. A male (tree, gene, etc).

  63. 1950, ''Pageant'':

  64. Are there “boy” trees and “girl” trees? Yes. A number of species, among them the yew, holly and date-bearing palm, have their male and female flowers on different trees. The male holly, for instance, must be planted fairly close to the female ...
  65. 1970 1963, Helen V. Wilson, Helen Van Pelt, ''Helen Van Pelt's African Violets'', Dutton Adult ((ISBN)):

  66. Of the 100 percent total, 25 will have two girl genes, 50 will have one boy and one girl gene, and 25 will have two boy genes.
  67. (n-g)

  68. (quote-journal)

  69. To use the word “boy” to refer to someone.

  70. To act as a boy (qualifier).

  71. (RQ:Shakespeare Antony)

  72. height, stature

  73. houseboy, boy

  74. a male domestic servant, especially one with a darker skin in a colony

  75. (l) (non-white male servant)

  76. *1930, (w), ''La Voie royale'':

  77. Claude allait l'ouvrir mais le ton sur lequel le délégué appelait son boy lui fit lever la tête : l'auto attendait, bleue sous l'ampoule de la porte; le boy, qui s'était écarté – en voyant arriver le délégué sans doute – se rapprochait, hésitant.
  78. young male servant, low-position assistant

  79. bellboy (qualifier)

  80. (syn)

  81. boy, boy, deliveryman

  82. a male ballet dancer

  83. a male ballet dancer

  84. a bellboy (qualifier)

  85. size

  86. age

  87. (l)

  88. a young, upper-class male

  89. (obsolete spelling of)

  90. male stripper

  91. (q) (topics) (l)

  92. stature

  93. tribe, clan

  94. or (m) (c) fenugreek

  95. shoulder (of an animal)