Definition of 'boyhood'
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You sensed the only downside to those countless starring roles for his boyhood club was the headlines. The Sun (2016)To come through the ranks and play for your boyhood club is a dream come true. The Sun (2015)In your job do you get a chance to meet a boyhood hero? The Sun (2015)He was a real boyhood hero in my early years. The Sun (2015)The opportunity to take an official tour of the ground graced by his boyhood heroes was too good to miss. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The pair were boyhood friends who grew up in Sydney. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He completely lacked the gift of making friends, from boyhood almost to middle age. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It is dangerous to know too much about one's boyhood sporting heroes. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It is the stuff of boyhood dreams for any young Australian cricketer. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But by 1972 he had decided to fulfil his boyhood dreams of working overseas. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He was a boyhood hero to many current stars, some of whom have already generously chipped in. The Sun (2013)The Arsenal star plays for the first time tonight against the team that fuelled his boyhood footballing dreams. The Sun (2006)I always thought the band showed promise, but this is beyond our boyhood dreams. The Sun (2016)Gran grew up down the road from him, but they weren't boyhood friends. Times, Sunday Times (2010)So to get there in an Ashes Test is a boyhood dream. The Sun (2013)It brings boyhood dreams of wonders of the Arabian Nights. Times, Sunday Times (2008)For this British astronaut, a boyhood dream comes true today. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But, five months on, he is set to fulfil his boyhood dream. The Sun (2013)Yet he is still willing to take a huge cut to stay at his boyhood club - as long as Wasps are prepared to increase their offer. The Sun (2009)
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Used Occasionally. boyhood is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'boyhood'
British English: boyhood NOUN
Boyhood is the period of a male person's life during which he is a boy.
They are rivals who have known each other since boyhood.
Definition of boyhood from the Collins English Dictionary
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