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American English: /ˈɡʊdˌfɛlə/
British English: /ɡʊdˈfɛlə/

Translation of goodfella in Spanish:


  • (American English) [colloquial]
    (gángster (masculine and feminine) ) mafioso, (-sa) (masculine, feminine)
    gángster (masculine and feminine) de la mafia
    Example sentences
    • 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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