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crony

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of crony

  1. 1 a person frequently seen in the company of another the criminal's cronies were also closely questioned about the illegal gambling operation Synonyms of crony cohort, companion, compatriot, compeer, comrade, associate, fellow, hobnobber, mate, running mateWords Related to crony colleague, coworker, equal, peer, workmate; accomplice, affiliate, ally, collaborator, confederate, half, partner; buddy, chum, confidant, familiar, friend, hearty, intimate, pal; countryman; classmate, housemate, messmate, playfellow, playmate, roommate, schoolmate, shipmate, teammate; attendant, escort; hanger-on, leech, parasite

  2. 2 a person who has a strong liking for and trust in another only my cronies can call me by my nickname Synonyms of crony alter ego, amigo, buddy, chum, compadre, comrade, confidant, confidante, friend, familiar, intimate, mate [chiefly British], musketeer, palWords Related to crony acquaintance; associate, cohort, colleague, companion, fellow, hearty, hobnobber, partner, peer, sport; blood brother, brother, main man, sister; abettor (also abetter), accomplice, ally, collaborator, confederate; pen pal; benefactor, supporter, sympathizer, well-wisher; friendlyNear Antonyms of crony adversary, antagonist, competitor, opponent, rival; archenemy, nemesisAntonyms of crony enemy, foe



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