amiga

[ uh-mee-guh, ah-mee-; Spanish ah-mee-gah ]
/ əˈmi gə, ɑˈmi-; Spanish ɑˈmi gɑ /

noun, plural a·mi·gas [uh-mee-guh z; Spanish ah-mee-gahs] /əˈmi gəz; Spanish ɑˈmi gɑs/.

a female friend.

Origin of amiga

< Spanish; feminine of amigo
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Examples from the Web for amiga

  • I have a wife and an amiga, or I should rather say two wives, for I am wedded to both.

    The Bible in Spain|George Borrow
  • Amiga mia; is there in your service one we can implicitly trust?

    The Free Lances|Mayne Reid
  • I have a wife, and an amiga, or I should rather say two wives, for I am wedded to both.

    The Bible in Spain|George Borrow
  • "Adios, amiga mia," she said, her eyes innocently turning from the Señora Simpson to scan stealthily the northern slope.

    The Gringos|B. M. Bower