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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.
I like to sit next to my pal on the bus.
similar words:
buddy, chum, friend
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: pals, palling, palled
definition: (informal) to spend time together in friendly activities (often followed by "around").
Cesar's mother doesn't want him palling around with those older boys.