ami

[a-mee; English a-mee, ah-mee]
noun, plural a·mis [a-mee; English a-meez, ah-meez] /aˈmi; English æˈmiz, ɑˈmiz/. French.
  1. a friend, especially a male friend.
  2. a boyfriend or male lover.
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Examples from the Web for ami

Contemporary Examples of ami

  • Ami Kaufman and others have made serious arguments for this choice.

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    Whither The Israeli Left?

    Brent E. Sasley

    January 24, 2013

  • “It was a unique advantage having Michael as a producer,” Ami says.

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    Killing a Hollywood Legacy

    Stephen Farber

    October 14, 2011

  • Stephen Farber talks to director Ami Canaan Mann about giving voice to victims.

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    Killing a Hollywood Legacy

    Stephen Farber

    October 14, 2011

Historical Examples of ami


British Dictionary definitions for ami

ami

noun
  1. a male friend
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Word Origin and History for ami
n.

14c., "friend lover," from Old French amy, ami (see Amy).

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