Antonyms of noun boy

2 of 4 senses of boy

Sense 1
male child, boy -- (a youthful male person; "the baby was a boy"; "she made the boy brush his teeth every night"; "most soldiers are only boys in uniform")
       Antonym of girl (Sense 2)
      => female child, girl, little girl -- (a youthful female person; "the baby was a girl"; "the girls were just learning to ride a tricycle")

Sense 3
son, boy -- (a male human offspring; "their son became a famous judge"; "his boy is taller than he is")
       Antonym of girl (Sense 3)
      => daughter, girl -- (a female human offspring; "her daughter cared for her in her old age")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun boy

4 senses of boy

Sense 1
male child, boy -- (a youthful male person; "the baby was a boy"; "she made the boy brush his teeth every night"; "most soldiers are only boys in uniform")
       => male, male person -- (a person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies)

Sense 2
boy -- (a friendly informal reference to a grown man; "he likes to play golf with the boys")
       => man, adult male -- (an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman); "there were two women and six men on the bus")

Sense 3
son, boy -- (a male human offspring; "their son became a famous judge"; "his boy is taller than he is")
       => male offspring, man-child -- (a child who is male)

Sense 4
boy -- ((ethnic slur) offensive and disparaging term for Black man; "get out of my way, boy")
       => Black man -- (a man who is Black)

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