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Adjective: friendly (friendlier,friendliest)  frend-lee
  1. Characteristic of or befitting a friend
    "friendly advice"; "a friendly neighbourhood"; "the only friendly person here"; "a friendly host and hostess"
  2. Inclined to help or support; not antagonistic or hostile
    "a government friendly to our interests";
    - favorable [US], well-disposed, favourable [Brit, Cdn]
  3. Easy to understand or use
    "user-friendly computers"; "a consumer-friendly policy"; "a reader-friendly novel"
  4. Of or belonging to your own country's forces or those of an ally
    "in friendly territory"; "he was accidentally killed by friendly fire"
Noun: friendly  frend-lee
  1. (military) troops belonging to or allied with your own military forces
    "friendlies came to their rescue"

Derived forms: friendlier, friendliest, friendlies

See also: affable, amiable, amicable, chummy, companionate, comradely, congenial, cordial, cosy [Brit, Cdn], couthie, couthy, cozy [N. Amer], friendliness, genial, gracious, hail-fellow, hail-fellow-well-met, hospitable, informal, intimate, matey [Brit], maty [Brit], neighborly [US], neighbourly [Brit, Cdn], pally, palsy-walsy, sociable, social, warm

Type of: military personnel, soldiery, troops

Antonym: hostile, unfriendly

Encyclopedia: Friendly, WV