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but-boy definition

  1. n.
    someone, usually a male, who raises objections frequently. (The opposite of a yes-man.) : I wish you wouldn't be such a but-boy, Higgins. Can't you ever agree with anyone?
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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