Top 10 Other Words for Buddy (Explained w Examples)

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Are you wondering what other words you can use instead of the word buddy? Look no further, we have the answers you need. Keep reading and you will find multiple examples and learn how to use them.


Meaning: A person you know.

Example Sentence: Don’t worry about Mickey, he’s an acquaintance of mine.


Meaning: A friend who allies with you.

Example Sentence: Jerry is more than a friend to me, he’s an ally!


Meaning: A friend from work, someone you do business with.

Example Sentence: Have you met Lucas? He is my associate.


Meaning: A friend from class.

Example Sentence: Tina is my classmate, but I want to ask her out.


Meaning: A friend you work with.

Example Sentence: We’re colleagues but we always get drinks together after work


Meaning: A friend you spend a lot of time with.

Example Sentence: Mikey is my companion through life.


Meaning: A friend who you’re blood-related with.

Example Sentence: my cousin Mark is also one of my best friends.


Meaning: A person who is close to you.

Example Sentence: Gina, you’re my best friend, remember that!


Meaning: A friend who does something together with you.

Example Sentence: We need to do this together as partners.


Meaning: A friend you’re sharing a room or an apartment with.

Example Sentence: my roommate Hilary is so messy.

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