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big ole

Exceptionally or impressively large, either in physical size or in magnitude, where "ole," a colloquial pronunciation of the word "old," is an intensifier and not indicative of age. Grab hold of that big ole bag of cement and throw it into the back of my truck. Well, that's just a big ole lie and you know it!
See also: big, olé

good old boy

1. In the Southern US, a white man considered to have the qualities associated with traditional conservative Southern masculine culture, including an easygoing demeanor and a generally conservative worldview. The term is applied either positively or negatively, depending on how one views such a culture. Jefferson is a good old boy—you can trust him to uphold our values. Great, just what we need—another good old boy elected to office.
2. A male who is part of a very loyal social group. Of course he only hires his friends—he's a good old boy. What do you expect? Just know that if you marry a good old boy, you're marrying his friends, too.
3. A nice, pleasant male. He's a good old boy, sure, but there's just no chemistry between us.
See also: boy, good, old
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

good old boy

 and good ole boy
Rur. a good guy; a dependable companion. Old Tom is a good old boy. He'll help. One of these good ole boys will give you a hand.
See also: boy, good, old
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

good old boy

and good ole boy
n. a good guy; a dependable companion. (Folksy.) Old Tom is a good old boy. He’ll help.
See also: boy, good, old

good ole boy

See also: boy, good, olé
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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