buddy

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈbʌdi/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈbʌdi/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(budē)

Inflections of 'buddy' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": buddies
Inflections of 'buddy' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
buddies
v 3rd person singular
buddying
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
buddied
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
buddied
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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buddy

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. buddy (up) with her
  2. buddy her (up) with him
  3. buddy up to her
  4. don't try to buddy up to me
  5. the [students, children, participants] need to buddy up
n as adj
  1. use the buddy system [at the fair, on the field trip]
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