Meaning of superboy in English:


Pronunciation /ˈsuːpəbɔɪ/ /ˈsjuːpəbɔɪ/


  • A boy or young man of exceptional talents or abilities, (now) especially one who is, or is likened to, a superhero.

    Frequently with allusion to the comic book hero Superboy, who first appeared in a comic strip about Superman's childhood in 1945.


Early 20th century; earliest use found in The Bookman. From super- + boy.