Definition of ploughboy in English:

ploughboy

noun

  • A boy who leads the animal or animals drawing a plough, a boy who drives a plough; (hence more generally) a boy from a rural labouring class, a country boy.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in York Wills. From plough + boy.

Pronunciation

ploughboy

/ˈplaʊbɔɪ/