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pen pal

n.
A person with whom one becomes acquainted through a friendly, regular correspondence.
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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
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pen′ pal`


n.
a person with whom one keeps up an exchange of letters, usu. someone far away.
[1935–40, Amer.]
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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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Translations
kamarád na dopisování
penneven
φίλος δι’ αλληλογραφίας
kirjeystävä
dopisni prijatelj
ペンパル
펜팔
brevvän
เพื่อนทางจดหมาย
bạn qua thư

pen pal

n (fam) → amico/a di penna
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

pen pal

صَدِيقٌ بِالـمُرَاسَلَةِ kamarád na dopisování penneven Brieffreund φίλος δι’ αλληλογραφίας amigo por correspondencia kirjeystävä correspondant dopisni prijatelj amico di penna ペンパル 펜팔 penvriend brevvenn korespondencyjny przyjaciel amigo por correspondência, correspondente друг по переписке brevvän เพื่อนทางจดหมาย mektup arkadaşı bạn qua thư 笔友
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009
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