What does homeboy mean?

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ˈhoʊmˌbɔɪhome·boy

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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

Wiktionary

  1. homeboy(Noun)

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

    Etymology: * 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.

  2. homeboy(Noun)

    A close friend or fellow member of a youth gang.

    Etymology: * 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.

  3. homeboy(Noun)

    A person.

    Etymology: * 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.

Freebase

  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.

Rap Dictionary

  1. homeboy(noun)

    Ironicaly In the Early 80's it was used as an INSULT to someone who didnt hang out on the streets and stayed home alot or wasnt cool at all(at least in the bronx thats how it was used). Calling someone a Homeboy back then would get you in a fight.

  2. homeboy(noun)

    By the Mid-80's it was suddenly reversed from an insult to a compliment you used to describe someone who was a good friend!!! Amazing! I remember the transitional phase when people would call someone their "homeboy" in a friendly manner and the person who remembered the old meaning would get pissed off. So funny.

  3. homeboy(noun)

    A respected friend or associate.

  4. homeboy(noun)

    A principle term of reference for individuals with a peaceful gang affiliation.

  5. homeboy(noun)

    Yeah Boiiyy!! You can take the boy out the hood, but you cant take the hood out the homeboy -- The Comrads (Homeboyz)

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How to say homeboy in sign language?

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Numerology

  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. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Lauren London:

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

Images & Illustrations of homeboy

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