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[kah-muh-rah-duh-ree, -rad-uh-, kam-uh-] /ˌkɑ məˈrɑ də ri, -ˈræd ə-, ˌkæm ə-/
comradeship; good-fellowship.
Origin of camaraderie
1830-40; < French, equivalent to camarade comrade + -erie -ery
conviviality, bonhomie, brotherhood. Unabridged
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  • There was a carelessness, a camaraderie among these people that was of the essence of humanity.

    A Spirit in Prison Robert Hichens
  • Chivalry and the camaraderie of class have begun to stir in him.

  • There was camaraderie in it, sympathy, a touch even of something confidential.

    Despair's Last Journey David Christie Murray
  • He had responded to the camaraderie of these Canadian chaps, and it had been good.

  • Nothing like the camaraderie, the show, the liquor, in Indian Creek.

    Gladiator Philip Wylie
British Dictionary definitions for camaraderie


a spirit of familiarity and trust existing between friends
Word Origin
C19: from French, from comrade
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Word Origin and History for camaraderie

1840, from French camaraderie, from camarade "comrade" (see comrade).

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