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compadre

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noun com·pa·dre \kəm-ˈpä-drā, -drē\

Simple Definition of compadre

  • : a close friend

Full Definition of compadre

  1. :  a close friend :  buddy

Examples of compadre

  1. How are you doing, compadre?

  2. <they're longtime compadres who have been through a lot together>



Origin of compadre

Spanish, literally, godfather, from Medieval Latin compater — more at compeer


First Known Use: 1834


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