from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Slang A male friend or acquaintance from one's neighborhood or hometown.
- n. Slang A fellow male gang member.
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- n. Someone, particularly a male acquaintance, from one’s hometown.
- n. A close friend or fellow member of a youth gang.
- n. A person.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a fellow male member of a youth gang
- n. a male friend from your neighborhood or hometown
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Last weekend we learned that Gossip Girl star Chace Crawford got busted for pot possession in his homestate of Texas and today TMZ reports that homeboy is being officially charged with misdemeanor marijuana possession.
June 8th, 2010 at 12: 48 pm was able to see the final pics … and wow homeboy is packing and is yummy times 10!!!!! if you havent seen them then your missing out … he looks good with and without clothes!!!!
We had a mutual friend at the time and he told me Rampage was going to be down there so I called my homeboy up and told him that Rampage was coming down, and to make sure he was taken care of.
King Tut’s mummified body was put on public display for the first time in 3,000 years, and let me tell you ladies, homeboy is looking gooooood.
Black (ish), elegant, well-spoken ( 'cep wen he all is talkin' lak a homeboy fo 'de folks) and very, very biddable.
Or Tee Dee would call a homeboy “handsome homie,” knowing darn well he meant the opposite.
We still use the compound adjective downhome to mean “unpretentious, devoid of affectation,” and homeboy is black slang for a friend in or from the neighborhood, but the lovely homely is an insult.
Brasson told a witness after the shooting that he and Heard, whom Brasson described as his "homeboy," tried to rob Scott before Heard struck her in the head and fatally shot her.
Chad Ochocinco made the announcement to his fans: "My homeboy is a Bengal all our games have been moved to pay-per-view."
WASHINGTON (CNN) - President Obama's newest "homeboy" had some tough questions Friday for Wolf Blitzer.