adjective, friend·li·er, friend·li·est.
noun, plural friend·lies.
Origin of friendly
Synonyms for friendly
Antonyms for friendly
Related Words for friendlysympathetic, cordial, beneficial, good, amiable, helpful, affectionate, familiar, receptive, neighborly, loyal, favorable, peaceful, loving, welcoming, affable, attentive, amicable, chummy, kind
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Contemporary Examples of friendly
By contrast, a gun will allow a pilot to attack hostile forces that are less than 300 feet from friendly ground forces.New U.S. Stealth Jet Can’t Fire Its Gun Until 2019
December 31, 2014
A friendly twenty-something woman originally from Toronto said it best.The Craziest Date Night for Single Jews, Where Mistletoe Is Ditched for Shots
December 26, 2014
The congregation was warm, friendly, and welcoming—traits, he says, he later came to believe they used to coax members in.Beaten By His Church for Being Gay
December 16, 2014
Sena might have felt insulated from suspicion in part because of his friendly relationship with local police.The Father Who Made His Kids Have Sex With a Dog
John L. Smith
December 16, 2014
In reality, there is no such thing as a “friendly” intelligence service.CIA Agents Assess: How Real Is ‘Homeland’?
Chuck Cogan, John MacGaffin
December 15, 2014
Historical Examples of friendly
Have you not of late struggled against the warnings of this friendly spirit?Philothea
Lydia Maria Child
A portly burgher was he, friendly of tongue and free of purse.The Armourer's Prentices
Charlotte M. Yonge
The old man was looking at her with frank and friendly apology for his intrusion.The Spenders
Harry Leon Wilson
The natives met with were friendly, but to us altogether unintelligible.Explorations in Australia
If I can hear his friendly voice, and know he is not heavy-burthened, I am happy.