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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But Dave Hall, despite his bachelor's and master's degrees, is still a good ole boy southerner with an abiding respect for wildlife and the environment and an intimate knowledge of the Dark Side of the game, which he spent his life fighting--and he was at the time Game Wars was written, a hunter.
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.
We are just beginning to know that behind that affable grin and your good ole boy Texas persona is an oil consortium.
We have to tell the consumer, `You can come here and I'm still a good ole boy, but you're going to get good values here,' because that's what they want.
Of course, the other side can say: "It's about time; look at how many years the good ole boy network shut us out.
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: .