Meaning of boys will be boys in English:

boys will be boys

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phrase

  • Used to express the view that mischievous or childish behaviour is typical of boys or young men and should not cause surprise when it occurs.

    ‘I thought Halloween was over but boys will be boys and he was gathering fireworks up.’
    • ‘Robert really does seem to be saying that speed limits should only be enforced in a very few places, and… elsewhere… well… boys will be boys.’
    • ‘Biology, it seems, is why boys will be boys, and why women would do well to get over it and stop demanding that they learn to talk about their inner landscapes.’
    • ‘The eight-year-old and his friend fight all the way home, but boys will be boys and why else do old Volvos have back seats the size of wrestling rings?’
    • ‘His reply was a sheepish admission that even in time of war, boys will be boys.’
    • ‘But since boys will be boys, someone who plays that hard is entitled to party equally hard.’
    • ‘Moreover, it is assumed that boys will be boys in the sense that they will always try to dominate the classroom conversations, and that girls will just submit to silence.’
    • ‘At the end of the second movement, his excitement starts to run a little faster than his bow, but this is a live performance, after all, and boys will be boys.’
    • ‘Maybe that's the norm outside of school, but I am just plain sorry - when it happened in school, you cannot just simply walk away from it and say boys will be boys.’