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Definition of wide boy in English:

noun

British informal
A man involved in petty criminal activities.
Example sentences
  • Thanks to the wide boys, spivs, spin doctors and hereditary idiots who have hijacked a once great Australian institution.
  • Yet the more sensible half of me thinks that the six city wide boys involved are undoubtedly very sad individuals.
  • By the end of the night, Cocktail Girl is sharing brandies and lecherous back chat with seven Brummie wide boys, all of whom sport Beckham haircuts and tight jeans.

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