Definition of goodfella in English:

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goodfella

Pronunciation: /ɡʊdˈfɛlə/

noun

informal, chiefly North American
A gangster, especially a member of a Mafia family.
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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