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  • n. Plural form of bad boy.


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  • Well, the bad boys didn’t set it up, because they used it close in, and the shooting they’d done was from the hip, at distances of twenty feet or less, as witness the beefy guy who’d tried to hipshoot him.

    A Bob Lee Swagger eBook Boxed Set

  • All the bad boys ran away, but Jacob Blivens rose in conscious innocence and began one of those stately little Sunday-school book speeches which always commence with "Oh, sir!" in dead opposition to the fact that no boy, good or bad, ever starts a remark with "Oh, sir!"

    The Story of the Good Little Boy

  • Nora was a trifle worried about his morals when she discovered his intellect, but as time went on, and Tig showed no devotion for any woman save herself, and no consciousness that there were such things as bad boys or saloons in the world, she began to have confidence.

    The Shape of Fear, and other ghostly tales

  • Mariam had asked him to tell her more, and Jalil said that the old man and his puppet had all sorts of adventures, that there was a place called Pleasure Island, and bad boys who turned into donkeys.

    A Thousand Splendid Suns

  • Once, when he was on his way to Sunday-school, he saw some bad boys starting off pleasuring in a sail-boat.

    The Story of the Good Little Boy

  • Guy McCann was one of those genuine baby-I-can-rock-your-world bad boys whose charm and irreverence made him all the more irresistible.

    The Maverick


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