childhood friend


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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Today, Cleary is 18 years old and will be running the Boston Marathon on behalf of a foundation honoring his late childhood friend. Globe Staff,, 17 Apr. 2023 Not long after, Chase Rice (no relation), another aspiring songwriter and Kelley’s childhood friend, started joining the casual writing/football-watching sessions fresh off a stint on Survivor: Nicaragua. Natalie Weiner, Billboard, 3 Apr. 2023 Later that week, Mr. Cramer met up with a childhood friend and the friend’s relatives, including Ms. Brown, near the corner of West 98th and Broadway. Katherine Rosman Justin J Wee, New York Times, 7 Apr. 2023 In this sports drama, directed with impressive first-time flair by star Michael B. Jordan, Adonis Creed faces off against an ominous childhood friend and former boxing prodigy (Jonathan Majors) who has recently been released from prison. Staff, Dallas News, 6 Apr. 2023 In Vanessa’s case, that person was a childhood friend, herself in the throes of addiction. David Ovalle, Anchorage Daily News, 6 Apr. 2023 Their wedding cake was followed by a first dance featuring a performance from a childhood friend of Schmid. Brenton Blanchet, Peoplemag, 4 Apr. 2023 Keyes said he’s been watching flights to Vegas for a childhood friend’s wedding in late March. Marnie Hunter, CNN, 21 Feb. 2023 Here's a timeline of what happened: 9:57 a.m. Hale sends an ominous message to childhood friend Averianna Patton on Instagram, Patton told CNN on Tuesday. Dakin Andone, CNN, 29 Mar. 2023 See More

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“Childhood friend.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jun. 2023.

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