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Definition of a goombah

goombah

noun

  • a true friend. Reserved for only the closest of pals.
    Friends help you move; goombahs help you move the bodies.

    Last edited on Oct 19 2013. Submitted by George from New York, NY, USA on Aug 18 2002.

  • A hired thug. Usually a large man, paid to be the bodyguard and or mercenary of the person paying him.
    I'll send Ryan, my goombah, to shake down that punk, who was bustin' our balls, the other day.

    Last edited on May 14 2011. Submitted by Aaron ". from Minier, IL, USA on Jun 27 2004.

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