Amis

[ey-mis]
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noun

Kingsley,1922–95, English novelist.

ami

[a-mee; English a-mee, ah-mee]

noun, plural a·mis [a-mee; English a-meez, ah-meez] /aˈmi; English æˈmiz, ɑˈmiz/. French.

a friend, especially a male friend.
a boyfriend or male lover.
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Amis

noun

Sir Kingsley . 1922–95, British novelist and poet, noted for his novels Lucky Jim (1954), Jake's Thing (1978), Stanley and the Women (1984), The Old Devils (1986), and The Folks that Live on the Hill (1990)
his son, Martin. born 1949, British novelist. His works include The Rachel Papers (1974), Money (1984), London Fields (1989), The Information (1994), Yellow Dog (2003), and Lionel Asbo: State of England (2012)

ami

noun

a male friend
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Word Origin and History for amis

ami

n.

14c., "friend lover," from Old French amy, ami (see Amy).

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