homeboy
noun Date: 1927 1. a boy or man from one's neighborhood, hometown, or region 2. a fellow member of a youth gang 3. an inner-city youth

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  • Homeboy — Título Homeboy Ficha técnica Dirección Michael Seresin Producción Elliott Kastner Guion …   Wikipedia Español

  • Homeboy — ist ein Wort aus dem Englischen und ist: die Kurzform für Homeboy Industries ein Begriff aus dem Hip Hop Jargon Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort bezeichneter Begriffe …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • homeboy — person from one s hometown, 1940s, Amer.Eng., black slang, also originally with overtones of simpleton. With many variants (Cf. homebuddy, homeslice, both 1980s, with meaning shading toward good friend ). The word had been used by Ruskin (1886)… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Homeboy —    Drame de Michael Seresin, avec Mickey Rourke, Christopher Walken.   Pays: États Unis   Date de sortie: 1988   Technique: couleurs   Durée: 1 h 56    Résumé    Un jeune boxeur tombe sous la coupe d un malfrat de bas étage. Mickey Rourke y a… …   Dictionnaire mondial des Films

  • homeboy — [n] friend bro*, brother*, buddy, fellow gang member, homie, neighbor; concept 423 …   New thesaurus

  • homeboy — ☆ homeboy [hōm′boi΄ ] n. Slang 1. a boy or man from the same town, neighborhood, etc. as oneself 2. a close male friend 3. a fellow male member of a youth gang …   English World dictionary

  • Homeboy — L Immortel Données clés Réalisation Michael Seresin Scénario Mickey Rourke Acteurs principaux Mickey Rourke Christopher Walken Debra Feuer Pays d’origine États Unis Genre …   Wikipédia en Français

  • homeboy — UK [ˈhəʊmˌbɔɪ] / US [ˈhoʊmˌbɔɪ] noun [countable] Word forms homeboy : singular homeboy plural homeboys American very informal a male friend who is from the same area or social group as you …   English dictionary

  • homeboy — AND homegirl n. a buddy; a pal. (Originally between blacks. Also a term of address. Homeboy is for males and homegirl is for females.) □ Come on, homeboy. Help out a friend. □ She’s my homegirl, and I’d do anything for her …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • homeboy — [[t]ho͟ʊmbɔɪ[/t]] homeboys N COUNT A homeboy is a boy or man from the same area as you, especially one from the same social group as you. [AM, INFORMAL] …   English dictionary

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