good old boy
good old boy definition by Webster's New World
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Informal a man of the S U.S., variously characterized as easygoing, companionable, assertively masculine, and strongly identifying with his regional lifestyle
good old boy definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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also good ol' boy or good ole boy
A man having qualities held to be characteristic of certain Southern white males, such as a relaxed or informal manner, strong loyalty to family and friends, and often an anti-intellectual bias and intolerant point of view.
good old boy definition by Wiktionary
(plural good old boys)
- (idiomatic) A male friend or chum, especially a schoolmate; a man with an established network of friends who assist one another in social and business situations; a decent, dependable fellow.
- (idiomatic, chiefly southern US, sometimes derogatory) A friendly, unambitious, relatively uneducated, sometimes racially biased white man who embodies the stereotype of the folksy culture of the rural southern USA.