bestie

noun
best·​ie | \ ˈbe-stē How to pronounce bestie (audio) \

Definition of bestie

informal
: best friend The holiday was a present from my bestie to celebrate my 32nd birthday …— Helena McAlpine

Examples of bestie in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Among his entourage—which included his bestie, Liza Minnelli, and legendary jewelry designer Elsa Peretti—was a young Joel Schumacher. Carl Kelsch, Harper's BAZAAR, 18 May 2021 Oprah Winfrey's bestie is spilling tea on the royal family. Paulina Jayne Isaac, Glamour, 16 Mar. 2021 While Madrigal's team came out on top 9-3, Larnach did at least get one up on his bestie during the game. Megan Ryan, Star Tribune, 12 May 2021 Her bestie, inventor Penance Adair (Ann Skelly), sees all forms of energy — which comes in handy during the dawn of electricity — and devises machines, weapons and more to defend against those who wish her cohabitants harm. Tribune News Service, cleveland, 10 Apr. 2021 Recently, Kendall was photographed out at dinner with her bestie (and Kylie's maybe-ex) Fai Khadra. Kelsey Stiegman, Seventeen, 12 May 2021 Oh played Meredith's workaholic bestie Cristina Yang for nearly a decade and won a Golden Globe in the process. Elizabeth Logan, Glamour, 11 May 2021 One of the most powerful voices in the virtual room on such decisions is Facebook’s vice president of global policy Joel Kaplan, a former GOP operative and bestie of Brett Kavanaugh. Steven Levy, Wired, 5 May 2021 Her bestie, inventor Penance Adair (Ann Skelly), sees all forms of energy — which comes in handy during the dawn of electricity — and devises machines, weapons and more to defend against those who wish her cohabitants harm. Tribune News Service, cleveland, 10 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of bestie

1991, in the meaning defined above

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9 Jun 2021

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“Bestie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bestie. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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