Definition of good–time Charlie
: a carefree and convivial person given to frequent pursuit of fun and amusement 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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Origin and Etymology of good–time charlie
from the name Charlie, Charley, diminutive of Charles
First Known Use: 1925
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