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Definition of "buddy" []

  • A good friend; a comrade. (noun)
  • A partner, especially one of a pair or team associated under the buddy system. (noun)
  • Friend or comrade; chum. Used as a form of familiar address, especially for a man or boy: Watch it, buddy. (noun)
  • To associate as a buddy or buddies: buddied around with the older guys. (verb-intransitive)
  • Buddy up To ingratiate oneself, as by presuming friendship: buddied up to the coach in hopes of making the team. (phrasal-verb)
  • A volunteer who visits and gives help and support to a person suffering from AIDS (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A volunteer who gives help and support to a person who has become disabled but is returning to work (noun)
  • To act as a buddy to a person suffering from AIDS (verb)

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Use "buddy" in a sentence
  • "This trail cam photo, dated only a few days ago, was sent to me by a Wisconsin buddy from the same region I turkey hunted."
  • "I use the term buddy because they were in the same pond but gave each other a wide berth."
  • "All Answers from KingFisher907 wrote 30 weeks 5 days ago my buddy is a GSH guy and he confirms 62-63 days ..."