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Noun: buddy  bú-dee
  1. A close friend, esp. one who often acts as a companion
    - brother, chum, crony, pal, cobber [Austral], compadre, bud [N. Amer, informal], paisano [US]
     
  2. An informal and friendly term of address to a stranger
    - mate
Verb: buddy  bú-dee
  1. Form small teams, especially pairs
    - buddy up
     
  2. Be friendly towards someone; become friends with someone
    - buddy up

Derived forms: buddied, buddies, buddying

See also: sidekick

Type of: friend

Encyclopedia: Buddy, can you spare a dime