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Related to buddy-buddy: buddy movie


adj. Informal
Showing or marked by great outward friendship.


informal chiefly US on friendly or intimate terms


adj. Informal.
very friendly or intimate.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.buddy-buddy - (used informally) associated on close terms; "a close friend"; "the bartender was chummy with the regular customers"; "the two were thick as thieves for months"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
close - close in relevance or relationship; "a close family"; "we are all...in close sympathy with..."; "close kin"; "a close resemblance"


adj (US inf) to be buddy-buddy with somebodymit jdm dick befreundet sein (inf); to try to get buddy-buddy with somebodysich bei jdm anbiedern
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Late in the game between the Batang Pier and Kia on Wednesday was another testament to Jarencio's beaming demeanor that radiates to his players and creates a buddy-buddy kind of relationship with them.
As I write, Trump has not yet selected his secretary of state (foreign minister), but the latest information suggests that it might be the head of Exxon, who among other things has a buddy-buddy relationship with Russian Tsar Vladimir Putin.
Microsoft and Facebook-owned Oculus have been very buddy-buddy over the past couple years: the Oculus Rift comes bundled with an Xbox One Controller (sadly, not the new Bluetooth one), and an Oculus partnership feels likely for Microsoft's upcoming Xbox Scorpio, although there's no confirmation of that just yet.
No doubt, although I've not watched every male-run buddy-buddy joint out there and so have little basis for comparison.
Meanwhile, rapper Kanye West and former-Beatle Paul McCartney arrived at the Stella McCartney show buddy-buddy, though their musical styles couldn't be further apart.
are getting to know 48-year-old Dwayne Fenlason --and not in a buddy-buddy way.
I warned my friend not to trust them again but they're all buddy-buddy now and it's like nothing happened.
The fact that Jordan is a monarchy offends ideologues in Tehran and the fact that the Shah was buddy-buddy with the late King Hussein only adds to the offense.
So now I don't have a relationship with athletes of a buddy-buddy nature at all," he said.
But alongside Shami, things were all buddy-buddy for both, with White noting that he and Shami worked together during White's tenure as mayor of Houston, and Perry calling Shami a "great Texan, a great American" and telling the audience that "he's got better hair than I've got" (not faint praise).
Build the banter so you can learn more about him and elevate your buddy-buddy status.
But it's been a fairly light story in many ways because it's been a bit of a buddy-buddy thing in the making.