ETYM Cf. Dutch boef, Fries. boi, boy; akin to German bube, Icel. bofi rouge.
1. A friendly informal reference to a grown man.
2. Offensive term for Black man.
Scotish: Boy; fellow
1. Any of various devices (as pincers) for nipping — usually used in plural
2. (chiefly British) A boy employed as a helper (as of a carter or hawker)
3. Child; especially; a small boy
A young person; a child; an adolescent.