good guy

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n good guy any person who is on your side
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Quotations

  • Bill Robinson
    Bill Robinson
    “A good hitting instructor is able to mold his teaching to the individual. If a guy stands on his head, you perfect that.”
  • Raymond Herzog
    Raymond Herzog
    “If a guy has a really good success pattern, I'll go along with him if he says he can go to the moon on Scotch tape.”

Usage

In literature:

Jermin is a good portrait; so is Captain Guy; but Long-Ghost is a jewel of a boy, a complete original, hit off with uncommon felicity.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 61, No. 380, June, 1847" by Various
Oh, I wish I could get them to be good, as our Guy did Richard Duncan.
"Jessie Carlton" by Francis Forrester
He really was a good athlete for such a thin little guy.
"Shenanigans at Sugar Creek" by Paul Hutchens
This Sir Guy of thine is as good as dead, girl!
"The Panchronicon" by Harold Steele Mackaye
I knows a snappy football team when I sees one, an' you can take it from me dem guys has de goods, and plenty of dem.
"Bert Wilson on the Gridiron" by J. W. Duffield
I wish we hadn't done the things at all,' said Guy; 'it's always the way if you try to do good to others.
"Oswald Bastable and Others" by Edith Nesbit
Ought to make a good living if he turned honest; clever guy, he seems.
"The Einstein See-Saw" by Miles John Breuer
Guy Boothby's name on the title-page of a novel carries with it the assurance of a good story to follow.
"The White Lie" by William Le Queux
That's good work, Guy.
"The Crevice" by William John Burns and Isabel Ostrander
Well, it's a good thing for the average guy that they are!
"Alex the Great" by H. C. Witwer
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In poetry:

The second shoote Sir Guy shott,
He shotte within the garlande;
But Robin Hoode shott it better then hee,
For he clove the good pricke-wande.
"Robin Hood And Guy Of Gisborne" by Anonymous British
Come hither, thou good Sir Guy,
Aske of me what thou wilt have:"
"I'le none of thy gold," sayes Robin Hood,
"Nor I'le none of it have."
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"Robin Hood And Guy Of Gisborne" by Anonymous British
"Hearken! hearken!" sayd the sheriffe,
"I heard noe tydings but good;
For yonder I heare Sir Guyes horne blowe,
For he hath slaine Robin Hoode.
"Robin Hood And Guy Of Gisborne" by Anonymous British
"Gods blessing on thy heart!" sayes Guye,
"Goode fellow, they shooting is goode;
For an thy hart be as good as thy hands,
Thou were better then Robin Hood.
"Robin Hood And Guy Of Gisborne" by Anonymous British
Saies, "Lye there, lye there, good Sir Guye,
And with me be not wrothe;
If thou have had the worse stroakes at my hand,
Thou shalt have the better cloathe."
"Robin Hood And Guy Of Gisborne" by Anonymous British
"Good morrow, good fellow," quoth Sir Guy:
"Good morrow, good fellow," quoth hee;
"Methinkes by this bow thou beares in thy hand,
A good archer thou seems to bee."
"Robin Hood And Guy Of Gisborne" by Anonymous British

In news:

This guy becomes the bravest good Samaritan.
W e're not talking namby-pamby, metrosexual stuff, but the nitty-gritty basics for guys who want to look good and smell great.
Some of the older guys didn't like him to come around, he was so good, not to mention his singing.
A GOOD GUY WITH A TRUCK.
For a guy who has often been mocked in the 20-plus years since 'Ice Ice Baby,' Vanilla Ice has a good sense of humor.
I love my hops as well as the next guy, but a good malty brew is a nice break.
It's awesome for me to watch one of the good guys win one.
Offer the old guy in the group some extended time off and he returns as good as he's ever been in his sixth year of college basketball.
Jack Welch, past CEO of highly respected General Electric, said on national TV that the "Chicago guys" of the Democratic administration "manipulated the job statistics to make them look good.".
They're both very knowledgeable players, play with good technique, both tough guys and so … but the way they play is a little bit different.
It's no secret that the guys of Motorhead love a good drink.
He's a good friend and we've worked together for many years and he's my go to guy for lyrics.
It's billed as a 'feel-good movie' so, being the good parents these guys are, they decided to take their two boys see it.
Those guys feel real good about the way they played and they should.
Howard is the son of coaching legend Frank Howard a man Jimmy says was an all around good guy.
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In science:

The latter is contradicted by Tang and Zhang (2005), who include Bell in their acknowledgements, making them good guys in our simple classification scheme.
Astrophysics in 2006
Black holes, although dangerous and exotic, from this viewpoint are the good guys, the bad guys are naked singularities.
Numerical modeling of black holes as sources of gravitational waves in a nutshell
Penetration testing is also reffered as Pen Testing or White Hat Attack because good guys are also try to break in to system.
Penetration Testing: A Roadmap to Network Security
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