Meaning of city boy in English:

city boy


  • 1A boy or man who is a native or inhabitant of a city, or who has urban tastes or manners.

  • 2(In later use) British, informal (also with capital initial) a man who works in the City of London or in the financial or business sectors; especially (depreciative) one characterized as materialistic, arrogant, or bad-mannered.


Early 17th century.