[frend-lee] /ˈfrɛnd li/

adjective, friendlier, friendliest.
characteristic of or befitting a ; showing friendship:
a friendly greeting.
like a friend; kind; helpful:
a little friendly advice.
favorably disposed; inclined to approve, help, or support:
a friendly bank.
not hostile or at variance; amicable:
a friendly warship; friendly natives.
easy to use, operate, understand, etc. (usually used in combination): a consumer-friendly instruction manual;
a friendly food processor.
able to coexist with something without harm or trouble (usually used in combination): environmentally friendly building materials;
a child-friendly restaurant.
Also, friendlily. in a friendly manner; like a friend.
noun, plural friendlies.
a person who is in sympathetic relationship to oneself or one’s side; an ally or supporter.
adjective -lier, -liest
showing or expressing liking, goodwill, or trust: a friendly smile
on the same side; not hostile
tending or disposed to help or support; favourable: a friendly breeze helped them escape
noun (pl) -lies
(sport) Also called friendly match. a match played for its own sake, and not as part of a competition, etc

Old English freondlic; see friend (n.) + -ly (1). Related: Friendlily; friendliness.



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