good ole boy


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good old boy

also good ol' boy or good ole boy  (ōl)
n. Slang
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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.good ole boy - a white male Southerner with an unpretentious convivial manner and conservative or intolerant attitudes and a strong sense of fellowship with and loyalty to other members of his peer group
white man - a man who is White
Southerner - an American who lives in the South
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Her brother, the enigmatic, good ole boy, Ben, is drinking too much and smoking way too much pot, her father is depressed, her best friend is in love with her and her job at the Sugar Shack is taking a turn, as a corporation plans to buy it out.
Ah, come on, give that good ole boy his dues, you say.
On Key West's main street, every other building is a good ole boy bar, gay nightclub or biker joint.
Bush balance the budget before leaving Washington) is about as fine a good ole boy as you'll ever want to meet.
In fact, I think he would bristle at any suggestion that this son of North Carolina, despite having lived in New York for more than two decades, is anything other than a good ole boy from Durham.
The problem is, we in the media seem to cling just as much to ignorance of such matters as the stereotyped good ole boy in my column here.
So perhaps, the Little Plastic George could say - in an exaggerated good ole boy Texas drawl - any of the following: .
His good ole boy, pint-in-hand stuff is ``a bit of over-compensation for the fact that he actually comes from a very well-established, very middleclass family.
They have lumbered us with a good ole boy who spends most of his time with his foot in his mouth, saying things like: "If we don't succeed, we run the risk of failure.
Eliminate the good ole boy network once and for all.