- a female friend.
- a girlfriend or female lover.
- a vial of amyl nitrate.
Origin of amy
Examples from the Web for amies
Historical Examples of amies
Wealthy brokers built Roman homes, not forgetting the fish ponds, for their amies.Talleyrand
- a female friend
fem. proper name, from Old French Amee, literally "beloved," from fem. past participle of amer "to love," from Latin amare, perhaps from PIE *am-a-, suffixed form of root *am-, a Latin and Celtic root forming various nursery words for "mother, aunt," etc. (cf. Latin amita "aunt").