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A boy or young male adult.
child, baby, infant, son, daughter, youngster, little one, tot, tiny totView synonyms
- ‘‘This lighty (little one) called Mnisi will taste my power come April 5,’ he said amid deafening applause from a packed hall.’
Apparently from the adjective light from light of heart + -y; the variant laaitie shows Afrikaans influence.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.