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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A person with whom you are acquainted.

Usage examples (34)
  • He was my best friend at the university
  • This one, this only boon, as friend to friend—
  • The return of the friend is the best of all boons,
  • Full disclosure: my friend is her campaign manager. for more
Tutoring comment
  • His best "friend" (a close acquaintance; an ally) was a football "fiend" (a person strongly involved in or addicted to something).
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