- 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
Word Origin and History for amies
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").