good people

Definition of good people

US, informal + old-fashioned

  1. :  an honest, helpful, or morally good person I like him; he's good people.

Word by Word Definitions

goodplay
  1. :  of a favorable character or tendency

    :  bountiful, fertile

    :  handsome, attractive

  1. :  something that is good

    :  something conforming to the moral order of the universe

    :  praiseworthy character :  goodness

  1. :  well

    : used as an intensive

peopleplay
  1. :  human beings making up a group or assembly or linked by a common interest

    :  human beings, persons

    :  the members of a family or kinship

  1. :  to supply or fill with people

    :  to dwell in :  inhabit


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