bad boy


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bad boy

1. A male, typically a young man, who is or has the image of being a rebel against the established norms of society, and who is often regarded as an icon of sexual attractiveness. Many of the band's fans say Johnny is their favorite because of his image as a bad boy. James Dean was one of the original bad boys of the movie industry, due to his image and film roles as a misunderstood outcast.
2. A task or situation that is tedious, difficult, or undesirable, especially that which is hoped to have a speedy conclusion or resolution. I don't want to be working on this project all night long, so let's just get this bad boy over and done with now.
3. Something that is considered especially impressive, potent, or powerful. My new motorcycle has some real power in the engine; I can't wait to take this bad boy out on the road.
See also: bad, boy
References in classic literature ?
No less an object than Jenny Wren's bad boy trying to make up his mind to cross the road.
We worked with Bad Boy [label] artists, Puffy, Faith Evans, Total, and 112 along with Motown [label] artists A+, Chico DeBarge, and Brian McKnight," recalls Chew.
Mr Geoffrey Robertson QC, for the newspapers, put to 38-year-old Mr White: 'Would it be true to say that at various points in your career your reputation has been as a bad boy of the kitchen?
Batesville has seen a couple of plants close in recent years, and Bad Boy has been able "to cherry-pick the best people that were working at those places, which are some really talented people.
The press call me a bad boy, but I don't call myself a bad boy," the Daily Star quoted him as saying.
Both these men have asked me out, but I'm not sure whether to go with the safe reliable option, or the exciting bad boy.
Alex's forthcoming single is called Bad Boys and she was hoping to hook up with a Scot.
The fateful bad boy addiction has been responsible for dashing many women's romantic notions at least once during their love life.
2) Where does Tony Stewart get his bad boy reputation?
After a six-year hiatus, Easy Rawlins returns in Walter Mosley's new book, Bad Boy Brawly Brown, clue out in July, The author of more than 12 books--Bad Boy is his 13th--Mosley's Rawlins series debuted in 1990 with Devil in a Blue Dress.
Flush from his success as vice president of A&R at Uptown Records (where he worked for Bad Boy Records president Harrell), Combs had just inked a $1 million deal with Arista to form Bad Boy Records.
Bad Boy Vice President/ General Manager Jeff Burroughs followed up the press release by reiterating the record company's support for Mase.
Sprint is also a sponsor of a new venture with Bad Boy Latino, a music label created by Emilio Estefan and Sean "Diddy" Combs that showcases emerging Latino artists and is distributed by Warner Music Group.
Fast-forward 14 years and Foster is co-owner with longtime business partner Phil Pulley of Bad Boy Mowers of Batesville, manufacturer of the Bad Boy brand of zero-turn commercial lawn mowers.
London, Dec 2 (ANI): Scarlett Johansson has admitted that she has her sights set on bagging a bad boy as her next beau.