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pal

pal

 
 
pronunciation:
pael
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition: (informal) a fairly close friend.
similar words:
buddy, chum, crony, familiar, friend
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: palled, palling, pals
definition: (informal) to spend time together in friendly activities (often fol. by around).
He was palling around with his old college friends.
similar words:
chum