boy band

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Noun[edit]

boy band (plural boy bands)

  1. (music) A pop group whose members are all (usually attractive) young men.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Boy band is sometimes used as a disparaging term for a mainstream pop group made up of young men, implying that the group members are successful on the basis of their looks and sex appeal rather than their musical ability.

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