old boy network

noun
variants: or less commonly old boys' network

Definition of old boy network

usually disapproving
: an informal system in which wealthy men with the same social and educational background help each other He got his job through the old boy network.

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“Old boy network.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/old%20boy%20network. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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