Definition of Sonny boy
1. Noun. A male child (a familiar term of address to a boy).
Lexicographical Neighbors of Sonny Boy
Literary usage of Sonny boy
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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, ..."