- From boy + Yiddish טשיק (chik, "endearing suffix") (Wiktionary)
- boy + Eastern Yiddish -chik, diminutive suffix (from Slavic). (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Keeps drinking the koolaid, boychik; you'll never be the mensch you think you are.”
“Now forty-three but still sporting the boychik good looks to make the Hadassah ladies swoon, Shiya Ribowsky has been saying the kaddish, the Jewish prayer for the dead, for more than thirty years now, ever since his debut as a boy cantor in the Flatbush synagogue his father had helped found back in the early 1970s.”
“In that moment, I felt that my beloved boychik was carrying out wishes of mine from my Brownsville, Brooklyn childhood, wild longings from a lifetime of agonizing over the Holocaust.”
“She reached her arm to him and said "Come here, boychik!”
“He is a lot more Jewish than the boychik who currently occupies our nation's highest office.”
“May 30, 2008 at 2:47 pm wehn Beloved Offsring libbed atz hoom, himz had looooonnng harez, beri long, beri blonde… wud migreat inda wash tu ebberywunz clothes… Mr. Pjammie wanned tu noa Y boychik wuz ware teh parental unitz breefs ona hiz hed…. lub doez dotz”
“Not You can, through hard work and literary achievement, but rather, Back off, boychik, I got here first.”
“Is there any reason to think he would prove less effective defending America against this ma-pa-and-boychik Araz terrorist cell?”
“Looking like no one so much as Ron Ziegler, Nixon's press guy, in the middle of Watergate, Bush press secretary Scott McClellan was one beleaguered boychik on Monday as he sought to duck questions on how to square his previous assurances of Rove's noninvolvement with the new revelations.”
“That boychik used to play for my Toronto Blue Jays.”
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