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  • adj. Alternative spelling of boy next door.


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  • Perhaps his boy-next-door appeal and work ethic are also why, in a survey, 54 percent of married women say they'd rather have an affair with him than the seemingly untouchable Brady.

    Eli Manning vs. Tom Brady: What Do Their Favorite TV Shows Say About Them?

  • Matalin & Reagan debate why Romney is the perennial boy-next-door.

    HuffPost Radio: Both Sides Now: Are 99%'ers More Popular Than Romney?

  • She and her fiancé, Ted, had a girl/boy-next-door love story—and they were adorable together!

    My Fair Wedding

  • We can expect a relationship with a love interest to be forged, tested, broken and reconciled — said love-interest being Levi (Brett Chukerman), the boy-next-door and “first string forward” on the soccer team.

    The Curiosity of Chance

  • In 2005, the Southern Poverty Law Center's Intelligence Project reported that as many as 60 domestic, white right wing terrorist attacks were thwarted by law enforcement in the ten year span following the Oklahoma City bombing which, by the way, was also perpetrated by an American right wing extremist with boy-next-door white skin.

    Sharing Tea Bags with Right Wing Extremists

  • And that perfectly tousled hair and boy-next-door smile isn ' t going to hurt, either.

    Troubadours And Jazzy Roars

  • Meanwhile, Natalie is getting cozy with Steve Alan Hayes, the resident geek and boy-next-door type.

    Neon Maniacs (1986)

  • At first, wrestling fans found it difficult to switch gears to a more vanilla brand of champion… but in time they found it hard not to appreciate his in-ring athletic prowess and boy-next-door good looks.

    WWE Championship

  • MONTAGNE: Fans adored Holly's boy-next-door charm, set off by horn-rimmed glasses, bow tie and a Texas drawl.

    Buddy Holly: 50 Years After The Music Died

  • LOS ANGELES — Kris Allen's smooth vocals and boy-next-door image propelled him to "American Idol" victory Wednesday, turning the theatrical powerhouse Adam Lambert into the most unlikely of also-rans.



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