homeboy

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homeboy

1. slang A friendly term of address for a male. What's up, homeboy? Hey homeboy, how're you doing?
2. slang A male friend or acquaintance, possibly from one's hometown. Teddy's my homeboy—he'll help us out.

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. Tsup, homegirl?