Synonyms and Antonyms of crony
a person frequently seen in the company of another
- The criminal's cronies were also closely questioned about the illegal gambling operation.
colleague, coworker, equal, peer, workmate
accomplice, affiliate, ally, collaborator, confederate, half, partner
buddy, chum, confidant, familiar, friend, hearty, intimate, pal
classmate, housemate, messmate, playfellow, playmate, roommate (also roomie), schoolmate, shipmate, teammate
hanger-on, leech, parasite
a person who has a strong liking for and trust in another
- Only my cronies can call me by my nickname.
alter ego, amigo, buddy, chum, compadre, comrade, confidant, confidante, familiar, friend, intimate, pal
associate, cohort, colleague, companion, fellow, hearty, hobnobber, partner, peer, sport
blood brother, brother, main man, sister
abettor (also abetter), accomplice, ally, collaborator, confederate
benefactor, supporter, sympathizer, well-wisher