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 Why's Alisha Boe stars as Drea's bestie, Tara; and Jonathan Daviss from OBX plays Max's friend, Elliot. Samantha Olson, Seventeen, 21 July 2022 The How High-style movie also features Snoop Dogg, comedian Whitney Cummings, Zach Villa, Jenna Boyd, Avril Lavigne, Dennis Rodman, Tom Arnold, Trippie Redd, Danny Trejo, Dove Cameron and Colson’s bestie, Pete Davidson. Gil Kaufman, Billboard, 27 May 2022 The group includes thirsty mess Luke (Matt Rogers); his inseparable bestie, gender fluid queen Keegan (Tomás Matos); and the more grounded, bookish Max (Torian Miller). David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter, 23 May 2022 As mentioned, vampire royalty Lissa is played by Daniela Nieves and while her protector and bestie Rose is portrayed by Sisi Stringer. Seventeen, 22 July 2022 Kayla Kozlowski, Yara’s high school bestie, is a deputy sheriff in the LASD’s Palmdale station. Paula L. Woods, Los Angeles Times, 19 July 2022 At her side nearly every step of the way is Gia (Zoe Colletti), her ride-or-die bestie of a decade. Angie Han, The Hollywood Reporter, 8 July 2022 The photos show North embarking on adventures with her group of her friends including cousin Penelope Disick, bestie and business partner Tracy Romulus' daughter Ryan, and Jessica Simpson's daughter, Maxwell Drew. Angela Andaloro,, 28 June 2022 Thanks to their collaboration with mDesign and their own expertise, their new bestie will be enjoying her closet much more. Amanda Taylor,, 8 July 2022 See More

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First Known Use of bestie

1991, in the meaning defined above

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8 Aug 2022

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“Bestie.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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