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Definition of 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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Other terms relating to 'friend, friends':

Definitions include: friend.
Definitions include: a friend who puts in a good word with any prospective "significant other" of the opposite sex.
Definitions include: a best friend.
Definitions include: Promotional items branded with company logos given away for free.
Definitions include: friends who have sex (or other sexual contact) with each other.
Definitions include: a friend or associate.
Definitions include: variant of bro.
Definitions include: a close male friend.
Definitions include: a good friend.
Definitions include: a friend.
Definitions include: a clique of people.
Definitions include: a good female friend that is more like a sister.
Definitions include: a good friend that is more like a brother.
Definitions include: Female friend who always needs/demands more attention than anyone else in the group.
Definitions include: a person who is a little odd, or can be a term of affection for a friend.

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Definitions include: male reproductive organ.
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Definitions include: "I'm going to."
Definitions include: a technique of quitting something addictive by completely stopping using it.
Definitions include: "Are you telling me the truth?" or "I'm telling you the truth."
Definitions include: A girl, Woman.
Definitions include: the perineum.
Definitions include: to give attitude
Definitions include: to waste time.

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