boy bandboy band
a pop music group typically consisting of four to six young male vocalists and intended to appeal to a teenage female audience
also written boy′band·
(plural boy bands)
- (music) A pop group whose members are all (usually attractive) young men.
- Boy band is sometimes used as a disparaging term for a mainstream pop group made up of young men, implying that the group members are successful on the basis of their looks and sex appeal rather than their musical ability.