Definition of homeboy
1 slang : a boy or man from one's neighborhood, hometown, or region; broadly : a male friend
2 slang : a fellow member of a youth gang
3 slang : an inner-city youth
Examples of homeboy in a Sentence
He dedicated his win to his homeboys back home.
He was hanging out with his homeboys.
Recent Examples of homeboy from the Web
DANGER ROOM homeboy-for-life Phil Carter has hit the big time.
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First Known Use of homeboy
HOMEBOY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of homeboy for English Language Learners
: a boy or man from your own neighborhood or hometown
: a member of your gang
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