What does boyhood mean?

Definitions for boyhood
ˈbɔɪ hʊdboy·hood

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. boyhoodnoun

    the childhood of a boy

Wiktionary

  1. boyhoodnoun

    The state or period of being a boy.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Boyhoodnoun

    The state of a boy; the part of life in which we are boys.

    Etymology: from boy.

    If you should look at him, in his boyhood, through the magnifying end of a perspective, and, in his manhood, through the other, it would be impossible to spy any difference; the same air, the same strut. Jonathan Swift.

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  1. boyhood

    Boyhood is the period of time in a male's life when he is a boy, often characterized by experiences of youth, learning, fun, growth, adjustment and physical development. It is the stage before adolescence and involves various cultural, social, and personal aspects.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Boyhoodnoun

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

Wikidata

  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.

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Numerology

  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

Examples of boyhood in a Sentence

  1. 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.

  2. Cyrus Nowrasteh:

    This movie has great production value, and good acting … But when it comes to biblical movies I tend to like them staying with scripture. I have yet to find anything in the Bible that hints that a 7-year-old Jesus raised a bird( and a boy) from the dead. we make it very clear at the front of the movie that this is fiction and we are imagining one year in the boyhood of Jesus ; so we are not trying to present something as fact or something that is n’t and we are doing it reverently.

  3. 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?

  4. Cyrus Nowrasteh:

    We make it very clear at the front of the movie that this is fiction and we are imagining one year in the boyhood of Jesus ; so we are not trying to present something as fact or something that is n’t and we are doing it reverently.

  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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