All of the new stories are narrated, like the old ones, by buddy Glass.
Conservatives will be saying here, “Well, buddy, Reagan won the Cold War, what do you say to that?”
Next on the stand was the buddy from Archbishop Molloy High School, Maureen Hartigan.
Erick Murillo, their buddy from Greenville, North Carolina, joined them on drum machines.
If you start the story about your buddy, you better be prepared to rewrite flirty section on the fly.
We sent it in email to trusted friends, and IMmed it to our buddy lists.
The buddy who was with me was a married man with a baby at home.
Her eyelids were pink, as buddy had told him, and she did not look at him while she filled his cup.
buddy is certain to linger in your memory long after you have finished these stories.
With a laugh he flung his arm around his buddy's shoulder and affectionately punched his head.
1850, American English, possibly an alteration of brother, or from British colloquial butty "companion" (1802), itself perhaps a variant of booty in booty fellow "confederate who shares plunder" (1520s). But butty, meaning "work-mate," also was a localized dialect word in England and Wales, attested since 18c., and long associated with coal miners. Short form bud is attested from 1851. Reduplicated form buddy-buddy (adj.) attested by 1952, American English.
Lenny Kent, a long-time fave here, is really in his element. ... After four weeks here he's got everone in town saying, "Hiya, Buddy, Buddy" with a drawl simulating his. [Review of Ned Schuyler's 5 O'Clock Club, Miami Beach, Fla., "Billboard," Nov. 12, 1949]Buddy system attested from 1920.
1931, perhaps originally U.S. underworld slang, usually with up, from buddy (n.). Related: Buddied; buddying.
[1850+; fr earlier butty, ''partner, chum,'' said to be fr Romany; probably influenced by a childish pronunciation of brother]