Used as a familiar form of address for a boy or young man. (noun)
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Use "sonny" in a sentence
"Maybe Babs will call her sonny boy and tell him to bounce these bullies, and try his hand at it for the last two years."
"It looked like a video game. jason B anybody else reminded of 'sonny' from i, robot? i mean that as a compliment as i loved that film. their movements are very similar. tremor"
"It is evident that the only person feeling "uncomfortable" with this story is, er, you, 'sonny' ;"