buddy

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1 buddy /ˈbʌdi/ noun
plural buddies
1 buddy
/ˈbʌdi/
noun
plural buddies
Learner's definition of BUDDY
[count] informal : a close friend used especially to describe men or boys who are friends
[singular] US, informal + sometimes impolite used to address a man who you do not know
[count] : a person who does some activity with you

the buddy system

US
: an arrangement in which two people help or protect each other
2 buddy /ˈbʌdi/ verb
buddies; buddied; buddying
2 buddy
/ˈbʌdi/
verb
buddies; buddied; buddying
Learner's definition of BUDDY

buddy up

[phrasal verb] US, informal
: to become friendly especially in order to get help or some advantage often + with
often + to
3 buddy /ˈbʌdi/ adjective
3 buddy
/ˈbʌdi/
adjective
Learner's definition of BUDDY
always used before a noun informal
: telling a story about a friendship between two usually male characters
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