or good-time Charley
[ goo d-tahym ]
/ ˈgʊdˌtaɪm /
an affable, sociable, pleasure-loving man.
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Origin of good-time Charlie
First recorded in 1955–60
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Idioms and Phrases with good-time charlie
Affable, convivial fellow, as in Joe was a typical good-time Charlie, always ready for a party. [Colloquial; 1920s]
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