good old boy

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noun \ˈgu̇d-ōl(d)-ˌbȯi\
variants: or

good ol' boy

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good ole boy

Definition of good old boy

  1. :  a usually white Southerner who conforms to the values, culture, or behavior of his peers

1882

First Known Use of good old boy

1882


GOOD OLD BOY Defined for English Language Learners

good old boy

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noun \ˈgu̇d-ōl(d)-ˌbȯi\

Definition of good old boy for English Language Learners

  • : a white man from the southern U.S. who has interests, beliefs, etc., that are commonly associated with white southern men

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