good-time Charley

good-time Charlie

[good-tahym]
noun Informal.
an affable, sociable, pleasure-loving man.
Also, good-time Charley.


Origin:
1955–60

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good-time Charley definition


  1. n.
    a man who is always trying to have a good experience; an optimist. : Willy is such a good-time Charley. Who would believe the trouble he's had?
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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