little boy

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little boy (plural little boys)

  1. A male child, especially one younger than ten years of age.
    • 1986 February 13, Bill Watterson, Calvin & Hobbes (comic):
      Calvin: I'd like to get a Valentine bouquet for a girl I know.
      Cashier: What a sweet little boy you are! Come see what we have.
  2. (Australia, New Zealand) A small saveloy often consumed with tomato sauce at parties, also known as a cocktail sausage or a cheerio.
  3. (derogatory) A male perceived to be weaker than or subservient to another; or a boy who is too young for their job.


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