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home·boy

 (hōm′boi′)
n. Slang
1. A male friend or acquaintance from one's neighborhood or hometown.
2. A fellow male gang member.

homeboy

(ˈhəʊmˌbɔɪ)
n
1. a close friend
2. a person from one's home town or neighbourhood
[C20: US rap-music usage]
ˈhomeˌgirl fem n

home•boy

(ˈhoʊmˌbɔɪ)
n.
1. a person from the same locality as oneself.
2. Slang. a close friend or fellow gang member.
[1895–1900]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.homeboy - a fellow male member of a youth gang
youth gang - a gang whose members are teenagers
fellow member, member - one of the persons who compose a social group (especially individuals who have joined and participate in a group organization); "only members will be admitted"; "a member of the faculty"; "she was introduced to all the members of his family"
2.homeboy - a male friend from your neighborhood or hometown
acquaintance, friend - a person with whom you are acquainted; "I have trouble remembering the names of all my acquaintances"; "we are friends of the family"
Translations

homeboy

[ˈhəʊmbɔɪ] N (US) → chico m del barrio

homeboy

[ˈhəʊmbɔɪ] (US) ngars m de la régionhome brew home-brew n (= beer) → bière f maison (= wine) → vin m maison (produit avec kit de vinification)home comforts nplconfort m du foyer
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