Homeboy

usgb/ˈhəʊmbɔɪ/Volume
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Familiar TonePlay
Used among friends to express trust and close relationship, not in formal situations. SlideWhen I got the news, I called my homeboy to talk.
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EndearmentPlay
Shows affection when referring to a friend, similar to 'brother' or 'buddy'. SlideMy homeboy always has my back.
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Non-GenderedPlay
Typically refers to males, but can be used for close friends of any gender. SlideShe's like a homeboy to me, always joining our basketball games.