One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A disreputable man or youth who spends his time loitering on the street.
- ‘There's not a corner boy in sight and trash is noticeably absent.’
- ‘This sounds more like the sharp practice of a street corner boy than a scientific investigation by a responsible company.’
- ‘In pea jacket and flat cap, Steve O'Connell represents Clar Quinlan, a gravelly voiced corner boy.’
- ‘The mortgage brokers and rip-off contractors are the runners and corner boys.’
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