from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A man who is important or influential in one's life.
  • n. One's best male friend.
  • n. One's primary male lover.

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  • n. One's closest male friend.


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  • Jeff Googel, my main man and commercial/endorsement agent at William Morris Endeavor Entertainment, thanks for having my back at every turn for all these years—you are incredible.

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