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buddy

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noun bud·dy \ˈbə-dē\

Simple Definition of buddy

  • : a close friend

  • —used to address a man who you do not know

  • : a person who does some activity with you

Full Definition of buddy

plural buddies

  1. 1 a :  companion, partner b :  friend 1

  2. 2 :  fellow —used especially in informal address

Examples of buddy

  1. His fishing buddy just bought a new boat.

  2. <my old college buddy is the one person I can always turn to>



Origin of buddy

probably baby talk alteration of brother


First Known Use: 1850

Rhymes with buddy


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buddy

verb bud·dy

Definition of buddy

bud·diedbud·dy·ing

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to become friendly —usually used with up or with



1918

First Known Use of buddy

1918


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buddy

adjective bud·dy

Simple Definition of buddy

  • : telling a story about a friendship between two usually male characters

Full Definition of buddy

  1. :  featuring a friendship or partnership between the two main usually male characters <a buddy movie>

1976

First Known Use of buddy

1976




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