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[a-mee; English a-mee, ah-mee] /aˈmi; English æˈmi, ɑˈmi/
noun, plural amies
[a-mee; English a-meez, ah-meez] /aˈmi; English æˈmiz, ɑˈmiz/ (Show IPA).
a female friend.
a girlfriend or female lover. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • “Mon amie, I do not myself see how that signifies,” said he in reply.

    Johnny Ludlow, Fifth Series Mrs. Henry Wood
  • I will explain it to you after, mon amie, when this anger shall have passed away.

    Chicot the Jester Alexandre Dumas, Pere
  • Flirtation is a crooked business, and you are straight, mon amie.

    A Safety Match

    Ian Hay
  • The amie du Drapeau tossed off her sixth glass of champagne.

    Under Two Flags Ouida [Louise de la Ramee]
  • In the next scene we find amie suffering from the effect of Karol's kiss.

  • He at once loved and hated to see her there, his new little "amie Anglaise!"

    The Chink in the Armour Marie Belloc Lowndes
  • Yet there were tales told in the barrack-yards and under canvas of the little amie du Drapeau that had a gentler side.

    Under Two Flags Ouida [Louise de la Ramee]
  • Under which mass of overwhelming proofs of nationality the amie du Drapeau gave in.

    Under Two Flags Ouida [Louise de la Ramee]
British Dictionary definitions for amie


a female friend
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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