attaboy

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A cry of "attaboy"; an accolade.

Etymology:

  • Variant pronunciation of "That's the boy!", a cry of encouragement, especially to children and pet dogs.
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Submitted on July 07, 2010

Additional definitions for 'attaboy':

attaboyUsed to show encouragement or approval to a boy or man.
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