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Boy vs. Girl

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Main Difference

The main difference between Boy and Girl is that the Boy is a young male human and Girl is a young female human.

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  • Boy (noun)

    A young male, from 15th c. particularly

    "Kate is dating a boy named Jim."

  • Boy (noun)

    A male child: a son of any age.

  • Boy (noun)

    A male of any age, particularly one rather younger than the speaker. from 17th c.

  • Boy (noun)

    A male of low station, (especially as pejorative) a worthless male, a wretch; a mean and dishonest male, a knave. 14th-17th c.

  • Boy (noun)

    A male servant, slave, assistant, or employee, from 14th c. particularly:

  • Boy (noun)

    A male child or teenager, as distinguished from infants or adults.

  • Boy (noun)

    A younger such worker.

  • Boy (noun)

    A non-white male servant regardless of age, from 17th c. particularly as a form of address.

  • Boy (noun)

    Any non-white male, regardless of age. from 19th c.

  • Boy (noun)

    A male animal, especially, in affectionate address, a male dog. from 15th c.

    "C'mere, boy! Good boy! Who's a good boy?"

    "Are you getting a boy cat or a girl cat?"

  • Boy (noun)

    A former low rank of various armed services; a holder of this rank.

  • Boy (noun)

    Heroin. from 20th c.

  • Boy (interjection)

    Exclamation of surprise, pleasure or longing.

    "Boy, that was close!"

    "Boy, that tastes good!"

    "Boy, I wish I could go to Canada!"

  • Boy (verb)

    to use the word boy to refer to someone

    "Don't boy me!"

  • Boy (verb)

    to act as a boy in allusion to the former practice of boys acting women's parts on the stage

  • Girl (noun)

    A female child, adolescent, or young woman.

    "Amanda is a girl of 16."

  • Girl (noun)

    A young female animal.

  • Girl (noun)

    Any woman, regardless of her age. see usage notes

  • Girl (noun)

    A female servant; a maid. see usage notes

  • Girl (noun)

    A queen (the playing card.)

  • Girl (noun)

    A term of endearment. see usage notes

  • Girl (noun)

    One's girlfriend.

  • Girl (noun)

    One's daughter.

    "Your girl turned up on our doorstep."

  • Girl (noun)

    A roebuck two years old.

  • Girl (noun)

    Cocaine, especially in powder form.

  • Girl (verb)

    To feminize or girlify.

Wiktionary
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  • Boy (noun)

    A male child, from birth to the age of puberty; a lad; hence, a son.

  • Boy (noun)

    In various countries, a male servant, laborer, or slave of a native or inferior race; also, any man of such a race; - considered derogatory by those so called, and now seldom used.

  • Boy

    To act as a boy; - in allusion to the former practice of boys acting women's parts on the stage.

  • Girl (noun)

    A young person of either sex; a child.

  • Girl (noun)

    A female child, from birth to the age of puberty; a young maiden.

  • Girl (noun)

    A female servant; a maidservant.

  • Girl (noun)

    A roebuck two years old.

Webster Dictionary
  • Boy (noun)

    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"

  • Boy (noun)

    a friendly informal reference to a grown man;

    "he likes to play golf with the boys"

  • Boy (noun)

    a male human offspring;

    "their son became a famous judge"

    "his boy is taller than he is"

  • Boy (noun)

    (ethnic slur) offensive term for Black man;

    "get out of my way, boy"

  • Girl (noun)

    a young woman;

    "a young lady of 18"

  • Girl (noun)

    a youthful female person;

    "the baby was a girl"

    "the girls were just learning to ride a tricycle"

  • Girl (noun)

    a female human offspring;

    "her daughter cared for her in her old age"

  • Girl (noun)

    a girl or young woman with whom a man is romantically involved;

    "his girlfriend kicked him out"

  • Girl (noun)

    a friendly informal reference to a grown woman;

    "Mrs. Smith was just one of the girls"

Princeton's WordNet

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