[ frend-zohn ]
/ ˈfrɛndˌzoʊn /

verb (used with object), friend-zoned, friend-zon·ing.

Slang. to put (someone) in the friend zone: He wonders why he's always getting friend-zoned by women he likes.

Definition for friend-zone (2 of 2)

friend zone


Slang. a friendship in which one person, typically male, is romantically or sexually attracted to the other, but the attraction is not mutual: He's obviously in love with her but she keeps him in the friend zone. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019