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

Definition of bestie

: 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 Rounding out the cast is Davidson’s rapper bestie, a famous friend’s sister, and an ex girlfriend. Shannon Carlin,, "The King Of Staten Island Cast Is A Blast From Pete Davidson’s Past," 15 June 2020 No surprise, the film also features Davidson’s bestie Kid Cudi, who makes not one, but two musical appearances in the film. Shannon Carlin,, "The King Of Staten Island Soundtrack Has Big Pete Davidson Energy," 15 June 2020 Her real-life bestie Kaitlyn Dever is Amy, who has harbored a long-time crush on a girl in their class. Ineye Komonibo,, "Who Is Beanie Feldstein’s Girlfriend, Bonnie Chance Roberts?," 5 Jan. 2020 Your work bestie is more than just a colleague (obviously). Louise Hart, Marie Claire, "What to Get Your Work Bestie for the Holidays," 18 Nov. 2019 Meanwhile Teigen had a surprise of her own on Wednesday — a baby shower in New York City, thrown by her besties. Dave Quinn,, "Chrissy Teigen Is 'Oddly Mad' That She Wasn't Invited to Emily Ratajkowski's Surprise Wedding," 24 Feb. 2018 Zayn Malik and Louis Tomlinson's relationship hasn't been going too smoothly ever since Zayn left One Direction — at least based on all the Twitter spats between them and disses being thrown by Zayn's new bestie, Naughty Boy. Noelle Devoe, Seventeen, "Zayn Malik Symbolically Admits He's Letting His Friendship With Louis Tomlinson Fade," 26 June 2015 But according to Ramona’s bestie and Real Housewives of New York City costar Sonja Morgan, that’s not happening. Aurelie Corinthios,, "Does RHONY's Sonja Morgan Think Ramona Singer and Ex Mario Are Hooking Up? 'Absolutely Not'," 10 Apr. 2020 The best moments occur while Devi confers with her also-nerdy besties, brainy Fabiola (Lee Rodriguez), who’s struggling with her own sexuality, and Eleanor (Ramona Young), a bona fide drama queen. Jeanne Jakle,, "Jeanne Jakle: 10 new TV series to watch in May, including ‘City of Angels,’ ‘Upload,’ ‘Hollywood’ and ‘Snowpiercer’," 24 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of bestie

1991, in the meaning defined above

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“Bestie.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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