Synonyms and Antonyms of crony
1 a person frequently seen in the company of another <the criminal's cronies were also closely questioned about the illegal gambling operation> Synonyms cohort, companion, compatriot, compeer, comrade, associate, fellow, hobnobber, mate, running mateRelated Words colleague, coworker, equal, peer, workmate; accomplice, affiliate, ally, collaborator, confederate, half, partner; buddy, chum, confidant, familiar, friend, hearty, intimate, pal; countryman; classmate, housemate, messmate, playfellow, playmate, roommate, schoolmate, shipmate, teammate; attendant, escort; hanger-on, leech, parasite
2 a person who has a strong liking for and trust in another <only my cronies can call me by my nickname> Synonyms alter ego, amigo, buddy, chum, compadre, comrade, confidant, confidante, friend, familiar, intimate, mate [chiefly British], musketeer, palRelated Words acquaintance; associate, cohort, colleague, companion, fellow, hearty, hobnobber, partner, peer, sport; blood brother, brother, main man, sister; abettor (also abetter), accomplice, ally, collaborator, confederate; pen pal; benefactor, supporter, sympathizer, well-wisher; friendlyNear Antonyms adversary, antagonist, competitor, opponent, rival; archenemy, nemesisAntonyms enemy, foe
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