Any young, effeminate, and fragile boy who often makes outlandish complaints to his mother regarding his environment or other guardians charged with caring for him.
Selby, in the bath: "But mother! The water's too wet!" Mother: "Shut up and scrub yourself, Selby."
Selby: "Mother! I just know Mrs. Sluggins is a dirty mobster! She's a baritone and has the hairiest lip I've ever seen!" Mother: "Be good, Selby, and let Mrs. Sluggins tuck you in. I'm leaving for a few hours; she'll be minding you while I'm gone." Mrs. Sluggins: "..."