noun, plural a·mis [a-mee; English a-meez, ah-meez] /aˈmi; English æˈmiz, ɑˈmiz/. French.
Examples from the Web for amis
A writer much admired by Amis, the German novelist W.G. Sebald, said, “no serious person ever thinks about anything else.”
Amis used potent, roided-up language to make New York City both familiar and un-, and the tools of satire to make it grotesque.Too Soon to Write: Choire Sicha’s ‘Very Recent History’|Stefan Beck|August 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And like Mailer, Amis was at first lionized by the media, then caricatured, and then vilified.
Tait seems to insinuate for all media that it would be better if Amis never came back.
The phone hacking affair, rather helpfully for Amis, has only helped to strengthen this argument.
The plot of the medieval romance of Amis and Amiles is built entirely on such a brotherhood.
Car les Sauvages ayans encore de la reverence aux sepultures de leurs peres & amis, le vouloient porter au Cap de Sable 40.
Doncques, si le mourt a quelques prouisions, il faut qu'il en face Tabagie tous ses parents, & amis.
It is important here to recognize the peculiar part played by the Lodge of the Amis Réunis.Secret Societies And Subversive Movements|Nesta H. Webster
Nowhere is the devout sentiment and belief of the same time more fully drawn than in Amis et Amiles.A Short History of French Literature|George Saintsbury
14c., "friend lover," from Old French amy, ami (see Amy).