An individual or group interested in influencing the outcome of a lawsuit but not an actual party to the suit. The statement presented to the court is an amicus curiae brief; amicus curiae is Latin for “friend of the court.”
- Friend of dorothy
/ˈdɒrəθɪ/ noun 1. (informal) a male homosexual
[frend-ship] /ˈfrɛnd ʃɪp/ noun 1. the state of being a ; association as friends: to value a person’s friendship. 2. a friendly relation or intimacy. 3. friendly feeling or disposition. n. Old English freondscipe; see friend (n.) + -ship.
- Friendship bracelet
noun a simple handmade braided or beaded bracelet that is presented as a token of friendship
- Friends of the earth
noun 1. (functioning as singular or pl) an organization of environmentalists and conservationists whose aim is to promote the sustainable use of the earth’s resources Abbreviations FoE, FOE