boychik

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EtymologyEdit

From American Yiddish בויטשיק ‎(boytshik), from a blend of English boy + Russian ма́льчик ‎(málʹčik, boy).

NounEdit

boychik ‎(plural boychiks)

  1. (chiefly Jewish) Term of endearment for a young boy, or a young man. Derived from the Russian word 'mal'chik', which means boy.
  2. (chiefly Jewish) Term of endearment for any special male with whom you are familiar.
    You do nice work, boychik.
    Boychik, your daddy would be proud of you if he were alive.