just a friend

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Definition of just a friend

: a friend with whom one is not in a romantic relationship when one might possibly be Sara and Joe say they are just friends.

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“Just a friend.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/just%20a%20friend. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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