homeboy(redirected from a home-boy)
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.
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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?
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.