bwoy (plural bwoys)
- (Jamaica) Eye dialect spelling of boy.
1891, Charles Dudley Warner, Library Of The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol 4:
- But eesterday he guided slow My downcast Jenny, vull o' woe, An' then my little maid in black, A-walken softly on her track; An' after he'd a-turn'd ageaen, To let me goo along the leaene, He had noo little bwoy to vill His last white eaerms, an' they stood still.
1902, M.E. Francis (Mrs. Francis Blundell), North, South and Over the Sea:
- And Susan, she did write back immediate an' say, 'My poor bwoy, there be a sad surprise in store for you.'
1994 November 18, Rosalind Cummings, “Hip Hop Godfather”, in Chicago Reader:
- Then comes the Stones' "Miss You"; on cue, the crowd yells in unison, "What's da matter wich you bwoy!"