- chiefly US Canadian
an informal word for friend
Also called (as a term of address): bud
- a volunteer who visits and gives help and support to a person suffering from AIDS
- (intransitive) to act as a buddy to a person suffering from AIDS
WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
bud•dy /ˈbʌdi/USA pronunciation n.[countable], pl. -dies.WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
bud•dy (bud′ē),USA pronunciation n., pl. -dies, v., -died, -dy•ing. [Informal.]
Bud•dy (bud′ē),USA pronunciation n.
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buddy /ˈbʌdɪ/ n ( pl -dies)
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Collocations: use the buddy system [at the fair, on the field trip], buddy (up) with her, buddy her (up) with him, more...
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