Definition of Buddy

1. Noun. A close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities.

Exact synonyms: Brother, Chum, Crony, Pal, Sidekick
Specialized synonyms: Cobber
Generic synonyms: Friend
Derivative terms: Chummy, Chummy, Pal



Definition of Buddy

1. Noun. A friend or casual acquaintance. ¹

2. Noun. A partner for a particular activity. ¹

3. Noun. (American English) An informal and friendly address to a stranger; a friendly placeholder name for a person one does not know. ¹

4. Verb. To assign a buddy, or partner. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Buddy

1. to become close friends [v -DIED, -DYING, -DIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Buddy

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buddier
buddies
buddiest
budding and appendaged bacteria
buddings
buddingtonite
buddle
buddled
buddleia
buddleias
buddles
buddling
buddy (current term)
buddy-buddy
buddy store
buddy system
buddy systems
buddy up
buddyhood
buddying
buddyroo
buddyroos
budesonide
budg
budge
budge up
budged

Literary usage of Buddy

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Typical Newspaper Stories edited by Harry Franklin Harrington (1915)
"buddy was found three weeks ago when the Alleys moved into the home at No. 1738 Hague avenue. They thought buddy was dead, he seemed so indisposed to move. ..."

2. Resource Conservation: Hearing Before the Committee on Agriculture by DIANE Publishing Company (1998)
"Let me now introduce buddy Williams, who is director of the Department of Water and Sewerage ... buddy, welcome. Mr. ROBERTS. That is right. Thank you. ..."

3. Yanks: A.E.F. Verse (1919)
"It's no cinch for you, buddy, When the dreams with which you came Melt into naught ... It's a hard pull for you, buddy, And oft times it looks damned blue, ..."

4. Letters on an Elk Hunt: By a Woman Homesteader by Elinore (Pruitt) Stewart (1915)
"... XI buddy AND BABY GIRL IN CAMP, October 16, 1914. DEAR MRS. CONEY,— The day we left the game-warden's was damp and lowering. ..."

5. A Year in a Coal-mine by Joseph Husband (1911)
"II LOADING COAL WITH A GREEK buddy IN the first days of coal-mining—as in many mines to-day where modern methods have not superseded those of old-time ..."

6. The Navy Seal Physical Fitness Guide edited by Patricia A. Deuster (1997)
"Tips for Developing a buddy-Assisted Exercise Program A 5-10 minute warm-up should ... Some examples of buddy assisted exercises are provided in Table 8-4. ..."

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