hobbledehoy[häb′əl dē ho̵i′]
hobbledehoy definition by Webster's New World
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a boy or adolescent youth, esp. one who is awkward and gawky
Origin: earlier hoberdihoye, hobbedihoy, probably based on hob with cross associated, association ; from hobble, hobby
hobbledehoy definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. hob·ble·de·hoys
A gawky adolescent boy.
Origin: Origin unknown.