homeboy

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noun home·boy \ˈhōm-ˌbȯi\

Definition of homeboy

  1. 1 :  a boy or man from one's neighborhood, hometown, or region

  2. 2 :  a fellow member of a youth gang

  3. 3 :  an inner-city youth

Examples of homeboy in a sentence

  1. He dedicated his win to his homeboys back home.

  2. He was hanging out with his homeboys.

1927

First Known Use of homeboy

1927


HOMEBOY Defined for English Language Learners

homeboy

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noun home·boy \ˈhōm-ˌbȯi\

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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