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pen pal

n.
A person with whom one becomes acquainted through a friendly, regular correspondence.

pen pal

n
a person with whom one regularly exchanges letters, often a person in another country whom one has not met. Also called: pen friend

pen′ pal`


n.
a person with whom one keeps up an exchange of letters, usu. someone far away.
[1935–40, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pen pal - a person you come to know by frequent friendly correspondence
correspondent, letter writer - someone who communicates by means of letters
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