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Princeton's WordNet

  1. homeboy(noun)

    a fellow male member of a youth gang

  2. homeboy(noun)

    a male friend from your neighborhood or hometown


  1. homeboy(Noun)

    Someone, particularly a male acquaintance, from one's hometown.

  2. homeboy(Noun)

    A close friend or fellow member of a youth gang.

  3. homeboy(Noun)

    A person.

  4. Origin: * 20th century United States Latino-American urban slang. Originated from travelers to metropolitan areas derived from American English as a . However modern use is mostly by African-Americans and Latinos in the United States.


  1. Homeboy

    Homeboy is a 1988 drama film, directed by Michael Seresin. It was written by and stars Mickey Rourke in the role of self-destructive cowboy/boxer Johnny Walker. Christopher Walken also stars as Walker's slightly corrupt promoter, who encourages him to fight whilst hiding from him the fact that one more punch in the wrong place would kill him. The film was released on DVD on September 1, 2009.

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How to say homeboy in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of homeboy in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of homeboy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of homeboy in a Sentence

  1. Lauren London:

    I did not slide into his DMs, my homeboy did....

  2. Carol Hafner:

    I want to do good in a place that I feel a kinship for, don’t lock me out just because I’m not a homeboy.

  3. Carol Hafner:

    Don’t lock me out just because I’m not a homeboy, you ought to be thankful that I care enough and I’m interested enough and passionate enough to want to make things better.

Images & Illustrations of homeboy

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