friendly

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 [ˈfrɛndli]


Inflections of 'friendly' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
friendlier
adj comparative
friendliest
adj superlative
Inflections of 'friendly' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": friendlies
WordReference English Collocations © 2019

friendly

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. a friendly [person, man, woman, child, boy, girl]
  2. a friendly [teacher, boss, coworker, director, principal]
  3. a friendly [reception, greeting, smile, welcome, hug]
  4. a friendly [vibe, feel, atmosphere]
  5. friendly [way, approach, service]
  6. a friendly [local, passerby, onlooker, resident]
  7. some friendly [advice, tips]
  8. a friendly word of [advice, warning]
  9. (just) a friendly reminder [to, that]
  10. is being very friendly [to, towards] me
  11. I'm just trying to be friendly!
  12. the [pet, dog, cat] was being friendly
  13. a friendly [match, game, tournament]
  14. [killed, shot] by friendly fire
  15. that [was, wasn't] very friendly (of them)
  16. not a [very, terribly] friendly thing to say
n
  1. UK, sport: played a friendly against [Mexico]
  2. [eat, try] frog legs
  3. UK, sport: pre- [season, tournament, championship] friendlies
additional examples
  1. UK, sport: played a friendly against [Mexico]
  2. a friendly [person, man, woman, child, boy, girl]
  3. [eat, try] frog legs
  4. a friendly [teacher, boss, coworker, director, principal]
  5. UK, sport: pre- [season, tournament, championship] friendlies
  6. a friendly [reception, greeting, smile, welcome, hug]
  7. a friendly [vibe, feel, atmosphere]
  8. friendly [way, approach, service]
  9. a friendly [local, passerby, onlooker, resident]
  10. some friendly [advice, tips]
  11. a friendly word of [advice, warning]
  12. (just) a friendly reminder [to, that]
  13. is being very friendly [to, towards] me
  14. I'm just trying to be friendly!
  15. the [pet, dog, cat] was being friendly
  16. a friendly [match, game, tournament]
  17. [killed, shot] by friendly fire
  18. that [was, wasn't] very friendly (of them)
  19. not a [very, terribly] friendly thing to say
  20. [reader-, visitor-, user-, environmentally-] friendly
  21. a user-friendly [device, screen, interface, application]
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