good old

idiom
variants: or less commonly good ol' or good ole

Definition of good old

informal
used before a noun to describe a familiar person or thing with affection or approvalGood old John: you can always count on him to help.I don't need fancy shoes. I prefer good old sneakers.They were talking about the good old days.

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“Good old.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/good%20old. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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