young man

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From young and man.

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young man ‎(plural young men)

  1. Used other than as an idiom: young man.
  2. A term of endearment or address for a boy.
    • 2004, Warren W. Evans, Corky, Peggy and the Goldfinch (page 82)
      “Now you listen to me, young man!” Mom pointed a finger straight into my face.
  3. A male lover; a sweetheart.

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