Definition of good-time Charlie
- just a good-time Charlie, borrowing two bucks here and five bucks there
- —Walter Karig
- I couldn't be a good-time Charlie … when I was a kid I was taught not to talk or joke or laugh at the table
- —A. J. Liebling
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First Known Use: 1925See Words from the same year
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to speak or write verbosely and windily
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