good old boy definition

  • noun:
    • Slang a person having attributes held is characteristic of particular Southern white men, such as for example a relaxed or casual way, strong commitment to family and friends, and sometimes an anti-intellectual prejudice and intolerant point of view.
    • A male friend or chum, specially a schoolmate; a man with a well established system of friends just who help the other person in personal and company situations; a significant, dependable other.
    • an amiable, unambitious, relatively uneducated, often racially biased white guy which embodies the label for the folksy tradition of this outlying southern USA.
    • a white male Southerner with an unpretentious convivial fashion and traditional or intolerant attitudes and a very good feeling of fellowship with and loyalty with other members of his peer group

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