[ hohm-boi ]
/ ˈhoʊmˌbɔɪ /
a person from the same locality as oneself.
a close friend or fellow gang member.
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British Dictionary definitions for homeboy
/ (ˈhəʊmˌbɔɪ) /
noun slang, mainly US
a close friend
a person from one's home town or neighbourhood
Derived Formshomegirl, fem n
Word Origin for homeboy
C20: US rap-music usage
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