[a-mee; English a-mee, ah-mee]
- a friend, especially a male friend.
- a boyfriend or male lover.
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Examples from the Web for ami
Ami Kaufman and others have made serious arguments for this choice.Whither The Israeli Left?
Brent E. Sasley
January 24, 2013
“It was a unique advantage having Michael as a producer,” Ami says.
Stephen Farber talks to director Ami Canaan Mann about giving voice to victims.
"I doubt it not, mon ami," quoth the archer, going back to his tankard.The White Company
Arthur Conan Doyle
I have fear, mon ami; a kiss, and it is necessary that I go.The Inn at the Red Oak
But with you, mon ami, I know very well that I waste my time.The Avenger
E. Phillips Oppenheim
She thought how it must be; ah, mon ami, if you had heard her cry, 'Mon Dieu!
The cur gravely salutes you as you pass by, "Bon jour, mon ami!"War Letters of a Public-School Boy
- a male friend
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Word Origin and History for ami
14c., "friend lover," from Old French amy, ami (see Amy).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper