Definition of little boy in English:

little boy

Pronunciation /ˌlɪtl ˈbɔɪ/


  • 1A boy of relatively short stature, especially a male child not yet approaching puberty but typically above infancy.

    See note at
    small boy

  • 2A young son.


  • Of, relating to, suited to, or characteristic of a little boy.


Late 15th century; earliest use found in Friar & Boy. From little + boy.