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synonyms for good old boy

  • hick
  • hillbilly
  • bumpkin
  • clodhopper
  • hayseed
  • rube
  • rustic
  • yokel
  • backwoodsman
  • backwoodswoman
  • boor
  • country boy/girl
  • country cousin
  • countryman/woman
  • farmer
  • local yokel
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How to use good old boy in a sentence

Davy looked around and saw an old man coming toward them across the lawn.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
We resolved to do our best to merit the good opinion which we thus supposed them to entertain of us.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
A little boy of four was moved to passionate grief at the sight of a dead dog taken from a pond.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
His wife stood smiling and waving, the boys shouting, as he disappeared in the old rockaway down the sandy road.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Old Mrs. Wurzel and the buxom but not too well-favoured heiress of the house of Grains were at the head of the table.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
You see, I'd always thought of him as the boy whom Great-aunt Lucia described having seen.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
Poor Squinty ran and tried to hide under the straw, for he knew the boy was talking about him.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
And with some expressions of mutual good-will and interest, master and man separated.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
Vicars' wives had come and gone, but all had submitted, some after a brief struggle, to old Mrs. Wurzel's sway.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
She did not need a great cook-book; She knew how much and what it took To make things good and sweet and light.
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO GOOD OLD BOY

  • backwoodsman
  • backwoodswoman
  • boor
  • bumpkin
  • clodhopper
  • country boy/girl
  • country cousin
  • countryman/woman
  • farmer
  • good old boy
  • hayseed
  • hick
  • hillbilly
  • local yokel
  • rube
  • rustic
  • yokel
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.