tomboy

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A popular term for a girl whose developmental gender-identity/role is somewhat discordant with her genital phenotype

tomboy

Psychology A popular term for a girl whose developmental gender-identity/role is discordant with her genotype. Cf Sissy.
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Teenager Tom Boys is about to embark on his professional career
Fleetwood, England under-18 international Tom Boys from Royal Liverpool, Formby member Ian Winstanley, Huyton and Prescot's John Carroll, James Robinson from Southport & Ainsdale, Matthew Nixon from Ashton under Lyne and Shaw Hill's Jonathan Hurst.
Cheshire won just one match out of the six morning foursomes and while Tom Boys (Royal Liverpool) halved the opening singles match with Sean Towndrow (Southport & Ainsdale) at the start of the afternoon, Jack Senior (Heysham), James Robinson (S&A) and Mark Young (Longridge) increased the Lancashire lead.
The local challenge is also strong and features England under-18 international Tom Boys from Royal Liverpool, whose golf balls can always be recognised thanks to being marked with the names of Tranmere Rovers players.
ROYAL LIVERPOOL'S Tom Boys is one of three players who will represent the English Golf Union in the Finnish Amateur Championship at Helsinki Golf Club from tomorrow until Friday.
TOM BOYS was a starry-eyed young mascot the first time he met Danny Coyne.
Many are now full time golfers including Tom Boys of Royal Liverpool, in the England squad and Ian Winstanley of Warrington, among those with plus-two and plus-three handicaps.
Caldy's Josh Sims (79-81), Heswall player Sandeep Grewal (83-81) and Royal Liverpool amateur Tom Boys (85-79) also failed.
SINGLES: Lee Jones (Conwy) halved with Mike Bedford; Paul Roberts (St Deiniol) bt David Peel 2up; Iain Hayes (Abergele) lost to Tom Boys 5&4; Gareth Williams (Conwy) lost to Kevin Kean 3&2; Adam Tuft (Mold) lost to Ian Winstanley by 1hole; Alex Bradbrook (Mold) halved with Ray Hughes; Michael Evans (Clays) lost to Sam Connor 7&6; Gareth Evans (Llangollen) lost to Mike Harrington 3&2; Sion Thomas (Bull Bay) lost to Adam Wills 4&3; Adam Williams (Henllys) bt Joe Little 7&5; Arron Williams (Prestatyn) lost to David Hird 4&3; John Williams (Prestatyn) lost to Luke Burrows 5&4.
ROYAL LIVERPOOL: 247 Tom Boys 83; Tom Greenfield 80; Tom Heggarty 87;Chloe Williams 84.
Inthe closing seconds Tom Boys added a thirdto complete the win.Merchant Taylors took the leadthrough Sam Youseffi in the under-16s final, but failed to capitalise on their superiority.
Tom Boys (Royal Liverpool), Josh Evans and Richard Pickering (Mere) and Sam Connor (Sandiway), were among those making impressive debuts in the senior ranks.