1. [ adjective ] characteristic or befitting a friend

"friendly advice" "a friendly neighborhood" "the only friendly person here" "a friendly host and hostess"

Related terms: unfriendly affable favorable cozy favorable companionate neighborly social comradely couthie chummy warm social gracious amicable sociable congenial hospitable friendliness
2. [ adjective ] favorably disposed; not antagonistic or hostile

"a government friendly to our interests" "an amicable agreement"

Related terms: amicable
3. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 28992
4. [ adjective ] (in combination) easy to understand or use

"user-friendly computers" "a consumer-friendly policy" "a reader-friendly novel"

Related terms: unfriendly combining_form
5. [ adjective ] of or belonging to your own country's forces or those of an ally

"in friendly territory" "he was accidentally killed by friendly fire"

Related terms: hostile
Similar spelling:   Friend