Definition of good old
—used before a noun to describe a familiar person or thing with affection or approval Good 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.
Word by Word Definitions
: of a favorable character or tendency
: bountiful, fertile
: handsome, attractive
: something that is good
: something conforming to the moral order of the universe
: praiseworthy character : goodness
: used as an intensive
: dating from the remote past : ancient
: persisting from an earlier time
: of long standing
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