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Definition of "friendly" []

  • Of, relating to, or befitting a friend: friendly advice. (adjective)
  • Favorably disposed; not antagonistic: a government friendly to our interests. (adjective)
  • Warm; comforting. (adjective)
  • User-friendly. (adjective)
  • Informal Easy to understand or use for a specified agent. Often used in combination: a reader-friendly novel; a consumer-friendly policy. (adjective)

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.

Use "friendly" in a sentence
  • "Similar steps to friendly reviewer above, but not so friendly***"
  • "The con is small and small-press friendly perhaps too friendly*, and generally put together."
  • "Your big mental outlook should make you feel friendly toward him as your prospect, and you can make the approach of _courage that is friendly_."