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pal

play
noun \ˈpal\

Simple Definition of pal

  • : a close friend

  • —used to address a man in an angry or annoyed way

Full Definition of pal

  1. :  a close friend

pal·ship play \-ˌship\ noun

Examples of pal

  1. We've been pals since we were kids.

  2. Come on—be a pal and lend me the money.



Origin of pal

Romany phral, phal brother, friend, from Sanskrit bhrātṛ brother; akin to Old English brōthor brother


First Known Use: circa 1682

Rhymes with pal

Al, gal, rale, sal


2

pal

verb

Definition of pal

palledpal·ling

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to be or become pals :  associate as pals <they've palled around for years>



1879

First Known Use of pal

1879



PAL Defined for Kids

pal

play
noun \ˈpal\

Definition of pal

  1. :  a close friend





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