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pal

 
 
pronunciation:
pael
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition: (informal) a fairly close friend.
similar words:
buddy, chum, crony, familiar, friend
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: pals, palling, palled
definition: (informal) to spend time together in friendly activities (often fol. by "around").
He's still palling around with his old high school friends and not doing much of anything else.His mother doesn't want him palling around with those older kids.
similar words:
chum