childhood friend

noun

: a friend that a person had when both of them were children : a friend since childhood
We are childhood friends.

Examples of childhood friend in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the original, Murphy stars as Detroit detective Axel Foley, who goes rogue and travels to California to solve the murder of his childhood friend (James Russo). Tommy McArdle, Peoplemag, 18 June 2024 Newton died in 1989, so Bearman interviewed those who knew him instead: Fontaine, former Black Panther Party chairwoman Elaine Brown, his childhood friend David Hilliard (later chief of staff for the Black Panther Party) and other party members. Laura Zornosa, Los Angeles Times, 14 June 2024 The suspect who shot a UPS driver in broad daylight in an ambush killing as the victim was on his delivery route in Southern California was a childhood friend of his and a coworker, prosecutors said. Louis Casiano, Fox News, 22 May 2024 The groom is a godson of King Charles, while his mother, Natalia, is a childhood friend of the late Princess Diana and a godmother to Prince William, 41. Janine Henni, Peoplemag, 8 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for childhood friend 

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“Childhood friend.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/childhood%20friend. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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