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His message was he was a good old boy from Arkansas who knew what it was like to grow up in a family that struggled.

Yes, Republicans hated Clinton, but he was Southern and enough of a good old boy that he cut across those lines to some extent.

And as clear evidence of voter desire to the shake up the good old boy network in politics, women ruled the night.

They patted the barrel and the wheels, and ran their hands along the shining bronze, saying, "Good old boy!"

"Your hand upon it, my good old boy," whispered the dying hunter, his breath now almost gone.

The good old boy pranced joyfully and made a charge at the door.

But the debt's all paid now and the good old boy is lying at death's door as a result.

"I owe you one, good old boy," he said, stooping to pat the words out on the St. Bernard's head.


On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to good old boy, such as: hick, hillbilly, bumpkin, clodhopper, farmer, and hayseed.

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