Definition of goodfella in English:


Syllabification: good·fel·la
Pronunciation: /ˈgo͝odˌfelə


informal , chiefly North American
  • A gangster, especially a member of a Mafia family.
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    • Saturday nights are reserved by the goodfellas for their wives, and Fridays, for the mistresses.
    • If you notice a few goodfellas gawking every so often, don't reach for your pockets too quickly.
    • Bobby of course is the most sympathetic goodfella in the Soprano family.

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