Synonyms and Antonyms of crony
1 a person frequently seen in the company of another the criminal's cronies were also closely questioned about the illegal gambling operation Synonyms cohort, companion, compatriot, compeer, comrade, associate, fellow, hobnobber, mate, running mateRelated Words 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 a person who has a strong liking for and trust in another only my cronies can call me by my nickname Synonyms alter ego, amigo, buddy, chum, compadre, comrade, confidant, confidante, friend, familiar, intimate, mate [chiefly British], musketeer, palRelated Words 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 adversary, antagonist, competitor, opponent, rival; archenemy, nemesisAntonyms enemy, foe
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