–interjection Informal .
(used as an enthusiastic expression of encouragement or approval to a boy, man, or male animal.) http://www.wordnik.com/words/attaboy
interj. Informal Used to show encouragement or approval to a boy or man: Attaboy
! That's the way to hit a home run!
Got an attaboy
from the boss a couple hours later.
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But how will our children learn to honor their fathers if they can't even get an attaboy
from the pulpit on Father's Day?
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I continue to be fascinated by the rehabilitation of Renee Walker, who got an attaboy
from the President for protecting the Hassan family.
Lofty words and "attaboy
" - toasts and pats on the back mean absolutely nothing.
-The fury of a veteran scorned.http://owad.de/check.php4?id=2518&choice=1&si...attaboy
Definition: a) Nice job!
German translation: attaboy = toll gemacht!
GOOGLE INDEX attaboy: approximately 375,000 Google hits
If Lord Adair Turner, chairman of the Financial Services authority, has received heat for his sometimes controversial comments, today he could take comfort in an ATTABOY
Fans warmed up a bit to Tiger Woods as his practice session progressed, with some applause here, some ATTABOY
SYNONYMS: Great job! Nice one! Excellent!