adjective, friend·li·er, friend·li·est.
noun, plural friend·lies.
- friend zone,
- friendly fire,
- friendly islands,
- friendly society,
- friends of the earth,
- friends, religious society of
Origin of friendly
Examples from the Web for 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|Dave Majumdar|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A friendly twenty-something woman originally from Toronto said it best.The Craziest Date Night for Single Jews, Where Mistletoe Is Ditched for Shots|Emily Shire|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The congregation was warm, friendly, and welcoming—traits, he says, he later came to believe they used to coax members in.
Sena might have felt insulated from suspicion in part because of his friendly relationship with local police.
In reality, there is no such thing as a “friendly” intelligence service.
Never could he look to the old gentleman for a friendly word, or a bit of help over a hard financial place again.The Corner House Girls Growing Up|Grace Brooks Hill
I have never been in any place in which the relations with Moslems have been so easy and friendly.Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan, Volume II (of 2)|Isabella L. Bird
But as he was disposed to be too friendly, and to claim too large a share of the lunch, we rather gave him the cold shoulder.Riverby|John Burroughs
Shortly after their arrival she had come over from the Morton cottage to pay them a friendly call.Grace Harlowe's Golden Summer|Jessie Graham Flower
Good health and spirits were present, and the natives were friendly.Notable Voyagers|W.H.G. Kingston and Henry Frith