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boy

 
pronunciation:
boI
parts of speech:
noun, interjection
features:
Homophone Note
part of speech: noun
definition: a male child or teenager.
 
synonyms:
youth
similar words:
lad, son
 
part of speech: interjection
definition: used to express surprise.
Boy, that is hard to believe!
synonyms:
goodness, wow
similar words:
hey
Homophone Note
Are you looking for the word buoy (a float)? Boy and buoy sound alike but they have different meanings. Buoy can be pronounced with or without the long u sound.