What does boyhood mean?

Definitions for boyhoodˈbɔɪ hʊd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. boyhood(noun)

    the childhood of a boy


  1. boyhood(Noun)

    The state or period of being a boy.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Boyhood(noun)

    the state of being a boy; the time during which one is a boy


  1. Boyhood

    Boyhood is the second novel in Leo Tolstoy's autobiographical trilogy, following Childhood and followed by Youth. The novel was first published in the Russian literary journal Sovremennik in 1854.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of boyhood in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of boyhood in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Vincent van Gogh:

    If boyhood and youth are but vanity, must it not be our ambition to become men?

  2. Earl Eisenhower:

    The story of my boyhood and that of my brothers is important only because it could happen in any American family. It did, and will again.

  3. Paul Sheehan:

    It seems a lot of people are saying that if they vote 'Birdman' in one of those two categories, they are going to vote 'Boyhood' in the other.

  4. John Lennon:

    I've had the boyhood thing of being Elvis. Now I want to be with my best friend, and my best friend's my wife. Who could ask for anything more?

  5. P. G. Wodehouse:

    Boyhood, like measles, is one of those complaints which a man should catch young and have done with, for when it comes in middle life it is apt to be serious.

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