good old boy
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good old boyalso good ol' boy or good ole boy (ōl)
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.
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(or ol'` or ole`) boy′(oʊl)
1. a man embodying the unsophisticated good fellowship and sometimes boisterous sociability regarded as characteristic of white males of the Southern U.S.
2. a person, esp. a man, belonging to a network of friends and associates with close ties of loyalty.
good′ old` boy′ism, n.
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|Noun||1.||good old 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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