A close friend.

Originally used among transplanted African-Americans with Southern roots to refer to and aid in the assimilation of someone who might have directly migrated from a common Southern home town or is otherwise well known to the person using the term.

Used to establish a mutual relationship between the invidividual using the term, the person described by it, and a third person.
That's my homeboy Carl.
by Glenn November 18, 2004
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The epitome of a friend. Somebody you kick it with. A person who always has your back. You can't go through life without a homeboy. It's hard to have more than one, because they're one in a million.
by Poopdeck222 March 28, 2007
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A turm that came From American Gi's In world war two To Idenity other soliders for their home towns,cities & states. It is more commonly used now as a turm To mean a friend from the neighborhood or a gang member
- That kid joe is Ok he's a home boy from st louie
by NLR718 June 03, 2006
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one of your peeps -- a good friend. derived from the spanish ''homebre''
que pasa home boy?
by Anonymous July 10, 2002
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