wide boy


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wide boy

n
slang Brit a man who is prepared to use unscrupulous methods to progress or make money
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Wide boy's in the hood: Taron Egerton's geezerish Robin falls flat
"A Week in the Life" is a new vlog series by the Longford wide boy designed to 'take you on the journey of a footballer in the League of Ireland.
FIT-AGAIN Jack Wilshere is happier being England's middle man than a wide boy at Arsenal.
The Blues boss sees Hazard as a wide boy and that will alert Real Madrid, who were hugely impressed with the form of the Belgium international when he was voted Footballer of he Year last season.
THE FOOTBALL FACTORY Film4 11.10PM The world isn't short of films about soccer hooligans, but EastEnders' Danny Dyer is perfectly cast as a cockney wide boy who lives for a good ruck after Chelsea games, but then begins to question his violent life.
21 JUMP STREET THE FOOTBALL FACTORY Film4 11.10PM The world isn't short of films about soccer hooligans, but EastEnders' Danny Dyer is perfectly cast as a cockney wide boy who lives for a good ruck after Chelsea games, but then begins to question his violent life.
EASTENDERS (8pm BBC1) WE'VE not seen much of Kat and Alfie these past few months, but tonight Alfie is back in Walford wide boy mode trying to make a few quid flogging dodgy ice-cream.
Snodin: sign a The 24-year-old, a pounds 5.3m capture from Olympiakos, is expected to make his first start for the club in tomorrow's League Cup tie with Leyton Orient at Goodison Park, and believes that he will Moyes must wide boy: P35 Continued on Page 35
Image: Cockney wide boy Best known for: Playing Archie in EastEnders Early life: Born in London in 1943, Lamb joined the oil industry, which resulted in him working in Libya and Canada, where he attended St Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, Nova Scotia.
Wide boy Garry McCann set up two goals and scored direct from a corner to keep Meadow top of the table.
The parade of characters includes a dodgy lawyer and a wide boy rapper, there's a soundtrack ranging from Bach to Bowie and the whole thing has a backdrop of huge stage projections of modern England.
AL, RoI Be a wide boy Barry Just a little reminder to Mr Geraghty.

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