Goombah



[goom-bah] /ˈgum bɑ/

noun, Slang.
1.
a companion or associate, especially an older person who mentors or advises; a godfather.
2.
a member of a criminal organization.
n.

by 1984, from dialectal pronunciation of Italian compare “companion, godfather” (cf. compadre).

noun

[fr dialect pronunciation of Italian compare, ”companion, godfather”]

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