good people

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good people (uncountable)

  1. (slang) A good person.
    • 1993, David Wagner, Checkerboard Square: Culture and Resistance in a Homeless Community[1], →ISBN, page 143:
      "Oh no, I don't mean him," said Bert, "he's good people. He's on our side, not the system's."


  • Black Slang: A Dictionary of Afro-American Talk, by Clarence Major, 1971, →ISBN, as an example of the use of people to indicate a single person in African-American vernacular.