Definition of Sonny boy

1. Noun. A male child (a familiar term of address to a boy).

Exact synonyms: Cub, Lad, Laddie, Sonny
Generic synonyms: Boy, Male Child



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sonny Boy

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sonneting
sonnetist
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sonnetlike
sonnets
sonnetted
sonnetting
sonnies
sonny
sonny Jim
sonny boy (current term)
sonobuoy
sonobuoys
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sonochemically
sonochemistry
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sonofusion
sonogram
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sonograms
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sonographically

Literary usage of Sonny boy

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1. The War Diary of a Diplomat by Lee Meriwether (1919)
"In his pocket was a letter beginning: 'Dear sonny boy' and signed 'Mother!' As I saw the signature I closed my eyes and said a prayer that this struggle for ..."

2. Black Music and Musicians in the New Grove Dictionary of American Music and by Dominique-René De Lerma, Marsha J. Reisser (1989)
"... Josh(ua Daniel) [Pinewood Tom] Williamson, sonny boy [John Lee] Williamson, sonny boy [Miller, Rice; Miller, Alex] Ota, Diane O. Dictionaries. 3. ..."

3. The Speaker (1913)
"Better clear out, sonny boy, An' go somewheres an" play. Yer brother's got the sulks." So I slide out acrost the fields An' down beside the crick, ..."

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