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homeboy

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noun home·boy \ˈhōm-ˌbȯi\

Simple Definition of homeboy

  • : a boy or man from your own neighborhood or hometown

  • : a member of your gang

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of homeboy

  1. 1 :  a boy or man from one's neighborhood, hometown, or region

  2. 2 :  a fellow member of a youth gang

  3. 3 :  an inner-city youth

Examples of homeboy in a sentence

  1. He dedicated his win to his homeboys back home.

  2. He was hanging out with his homeboys.



1927

First Known Use of homeboy

1927


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