good ole boy

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a white male Southerner with an unpretentious convivial manner and conservative or intolerant attitudes and a strong sense of fellowship with and loyalty to other members of his peer group

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Beloved of Ernest Hemingway, Key West still attracts good ole boys who love drinkin', fishin', huntin' - and drinkin'.
His good ole boy, pint-in-hand stuff is ``a bit of over-compensation for the fact that he actually comes from a very well-established, very middleclass family.
They have lumbered us with a good ole boy who spends most of his time with his foot in his mouth, saying things like: "If we don't succeed, we run the risk of failure.
Eliminate the good ole boy network once and for all.
It confirmed their feeling that he had been a good ole boy since the beginning.
Brett Favre is a bonafide, tobacco-spittin', pickup-truck-drivin' good ole boy.
She said she will challenge the finding in court, calling the ruling "an embarrassment to the democratic process" and "an example of the typical good ole boys sticking together.
His first big role was as Good Ole Boys front man Tucker McElroy in the 1980 musical comedy The Blues Brothers.
Jindal is the first non-white governor of Louisiana since Reconstruction, and in a state that has been described as "half under water, half under indictment," he's a far cry from what Louisiana voters had taken for granted: lily-white good ole boys who made more headlines for scandal and corruption than for governance.
Apparently in New Hampshire, where Mark lived, the good ole boys had noticed Blair's Bambi persona, his ingratiating smile, his curly hair, his English accent, and had concluded that he was "one of those.
Those guys are beer-drinking, whooping and hollering good ole boys, and, you know what, we're going to be egging them on.
Unfortunately, this vice-tolerant heaven for the good ole boys was hell for poor, uneducated girls without access to protection or justice.
In fact, Key West makes Florida seem more like a Moonshine State - good ole boys, fishin', huntin' and drinkin'.
In fact Key West makes Florida seem more like a Moonshine State - good ole boys, fishin', huntin' and drinkin'.