good-time Charlie

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 Charlie

Affable, convivial fellow, as in Joe was a typical good-time Charlie, always ready for a party. [Colloquial; 1920s]

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
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