bestie

noun
best·ie | \ˈbe-stē \

Definition of bestie 

informal

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

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Voice assistant technology may be our royal wedding bestieThe dress, the rituals, the drama surrounding Meghan Markle's father. USA TODAY, "Alexa, will Meghan Markle's dad attend the royal wedding?," 14 May 2018 Ed Sheeran While opening for bestie Taylor Swift on her 2013 Red tour, the singer-songwriter misjudged his ability to jump onto a piece of sound equipment, and ended up heading for the floor. Lydia Price, PEOPLE.com, "13 Brave Singers Who Survived Absolutely Brutal Stage Falls," 9 July 2018 There's this picture of Sabrina's iconic animal bestie, Salem. Noelle Devoe, Seventeen, ""The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina": Everything We Know About the Dark Reimagining of a Magical Classic," 19 Mar. 2018 While guests have yet to post their outfits or any scenery on social media, Bee’s besties were definitely in attendance – and no doubt dressed to impress. Colleen Kratofil, PEOPLE.com, "Anna Wintour's Daughter Bee Shaffer Marries Francesco Carrozzini in Intimate Long Island Wedding," 9 July 2018 Yesterday, Kylie posted a few photos on Instagram in honor of her 8-year friendiversary with bestie Stassie Karanikolaou. Kelsey Stiegman, Seventeen, "Kylie Jenner Removed ALL Her Lip Fillers and She Legit Looks Like Old Kylie Again," 9 July 2018 After bringing besties including Selena Gomez, Troye Sivan and Shawn Mendes to the stage during past performances, the singer was joined by Niall Horan during her Friday (June 22) show in London. Lauren Rearick, Teen Vogue, "Niall Horan Joins Taylor Swift on Her "Reputation" Tour in London," 23 June 2018 Woods, on the other hand, might have reason to be concerned about her dependance on her bestie. refinery29.com, "Wait, Who Exactly Are Kylie Jenner's Roommates?," 29 June 2018 In Provo, Utah, sisters Cristal and Alisa Ramirez watched along with besties McKenna Petty and Katie Henderson and set about turning their musical after school meetups into a career. Janine Schaults, chicagotribune.com, "How The Aces made a 'volcanic' dream come true," 25 Apr. 2018

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1991, in the meaning defined above

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