Definition of Broth of a boy

1. Noun. An outstanding person; as if produced by boiling down a savory broth.

Exact synonyms: Broth Of A Man
Generic synonyms: Boy



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Broth Of A Boy

broos
broose
brooses
bros
bros.
bros before hoes
bros before hos
brose
broses
brosey
brosy
brosy-faced
brotel
brotelness
broth
broth of a boy (current term)
broth of a man
brothel creeper
brothel creepers
brothel keeper
brotheler
brothelers
brothelgoer
brothels
brother
brother-in-arms
brother-in-law
brother complex

Literary usage of Broth of a boy

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1. Handy-book of Literary Curiosities by William Shepard Walsh (1892)
"broth of a boy, a phrase much affected by the Irish, yet not unknown in ... As broth is the essence of beef, a broth of a boy is the essence of what a boy ..."

2. The Barrister: Being Anecdotes of the Late Tom Nolan of the New York Bar by Charles Frederick Stansbury (1902)
"The Broth of a Boy, or The Articled Clerk. MR. GEORGE BELL, of the New York bar, is responsible for the following : Nolan once had a shaky claim against an ..."

3. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1854)
"Hence, perhaps, the common expression “ a broth of a boy ; “ meaning, “ a stout dog of a boy,” robust. Breck, a small hole broken, usually confined to cloth ..."

4. Some Recollections of a Long Life by Edgar Jay Sherman (1908)
"... that "Broth of a Boy" and a "Honey Boy" who leads your orchestra. (Applause.) And it makes me want to go there myself if I can find out where he lives. ..."

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