Complete Definition of "buddy"

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English

Pronunciation
audio|en-us-buddy.ogg|Audio (US)
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-Êdi|-Êdi

Noun
en-noun|buddies

  1. A friend or casual acquaintance.

#:They have been buddies since they were in school.

  1. A partner for a particular activity.

#:drinking buddies

  1. US An informal address to a stranger; a placeholder name for a person one does not know.

#:Hey, buddy, I think you dropped this.

Translations
trans-top|friend or casual acquaintance
Dutch: maat m, maatje n
Finnish: kaveri, toveri, tuttava
German: Kumpel m
trans-mid
Polish: kumpel m
Spanish: compañero m
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trans-top|partner for a particular activity
Dutch: drinkebroer m
Finnish: kaveri, toveri
German: Kollege m
trans-mid
Polish: kolega m
trans-bottom

trans-top|informal address to a stranger
Dutch: maat m
Finnish: kaveri
German: Kumpel m
trans-mid
Polish: kolega m, koleÅ m
trans-bottom

See also
buddy store
buddy system
buddy up

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