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    we ain't homies


    In the sentence below, what does 'homies' mean?

    I ain't gonna shake your hand. We ain't homies.

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    Re: we ain't homies

    It is American street slang for friends, and is a shortened version of homeboy.

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    Re: we ain't homies

    Someone you grew up with, friend or not, and someone with whom you have shared any number of bonding experiences at home, in school, at work, or in any close-knit atmosphere. Homie means you have lived in the same area as this person for a significant amount of time in your life, but the term is appropriately used by those friends who truly feel comfortable referring to each other with such respect. It isn't a word that should be taken advantage of, because a person recognizes who is a friend and who isn't. Therefore, a true homie is always down, while lesser friends will just be out to use you, borrow money from you, bum a ride in your car, etc.
    Yo, homie, I'll be at my house incase you want to come kick it later.
    Friends: Never asks for anything to eat or drink
    Homies: Help themselves and are the reason why I have no food
    Friends: Would bail you out of jail
    Homies: would be sitting next to you sayin' "THAT WAS FUCKING AWESOME!!! Lets do it again!"
    Friends: Won't laugh at you.
    Homies: Will embarrass your Ass when everyone is around!
    Friends: Has never seen you cry
    Homies: Won't tell everyone else you cried...just laugh about it with you in privately when your not still down.
    Friends: Asks you to write down your number.
    Homies: Have you on speed dial
    Friends: Borrows your stuff for a few days then gives it back.
    Homies: Loses your shit and tells you, "My's a tissue."
    Friends: Only knows a few things about you
    Homies: Could write a very embarrassing biography on your life story...
    Friends: Will leave you behind if that is what the crowd is doing
    Homies: Will kick the ASS of the enitre crowd that left you.
    Friends: Would knock on your front door
    Homies: Walk right in and say "I'M HOME"
    Friends: Know some of your embarrassing moments...
    Homies: Are next to you making them!
    Friends: You have to tell them not to tell anyone
    Homies: They already know not to tell...
    Friends: Are only through highschool
    Homies: They are for life
    Friends: Will be there to take your drink away from you when they think you've had enough
    Homies: Will look at you stumbling all over the place & say "Bitch drink the rest of that you know we don't waste good shit!"
    Friends: Will leave you in a ditch
    Homies: Will drag you out of the ditch and laugh at your ASS later!
    Friends: Would ignore this letter
    Homies: Will send this this back to the person who sent it to u!


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