Definitions

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  • n. a hero
  • n. an all-around pleasant person; usually used in reference to a male.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. any person who is on your side

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Examples

  • My cousin James, who had returned from seeing his family onto the air shuttle from Glasgow to London, had instantly said he would tan the hide off his elder son, who had been fascinated by the Cup, but the Spacewatch good guy could not at that moment be reached for questioning, as he was by then somewhere on the road back to boarding school with his mother, who had no phone in her car.

    To The Hilt

  • But then a friend of mine whose opinion I respected, Wayne Harriman, said that Dana was a really good guy and that I should go with him.

    This is Gonna Hurt

  • The summer vacation started with a dead spider and ended with a dead carpenter, and Jim Qwilleran — respected journalist, richest man in the county, and card-carrying good guy — was suspected of murder.

    The Cat Who Went Underground

  • Because it was a nonsanctioned amateur bout, the Crippler and I were both given trophies, and the Crippler, being the good guy that he is, said into the microphone, which had been handed to him by Edward Champion, that it had been a tough fight, but that I had won fair and square.

    The Double Life is Twice as Good

  • Meanwhile, I don’t know if Ramone’s death was a metaphor for anything; he’s just a good guy who died on his couch from shooting junk.

    Chuck Klosterman on Media and Culture

  • If it turns out that your good guy is superhot, popular, and exceedingly kind, rejoice.

    The Lo-Down

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