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Buddy may refer to:

Brands and products

Entertainment and the arts

Music

People

Fictional characters

  • Buddy Hobbes, the character played by Will Ferrell in the film Elf
  • Buddy (Looney Tunes), an animated cartoon character in the Warner Bros. Looney Tunes
  • Buddy (The Short Circus), a member of The Short Circus on the American television series The Electric Company
  • Buddy Lembeck, a character on the 1980s situation comedy Charles in Charge
  • Buddy Bradley, the protagonist of Peter Bagge's comic book Hate!
  • Buddy Pine, the alter ego of Syndrome, the supervillain from the 2004 film "The Incredibles"
  • Little Buddy, The Skipper's pet name for Gilligan on the TV series Gilligan's Island
  • Buddy Cole, recurring character from the Canadian sketch-comedy show The Kids In The Hall portrayed by Scott Thompson

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Wiktionary

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Etymology

  • Colloquial butty (1802), meaning companion, also the form of an older dialect term meaning workmate, associated with coalmining. Itself believed derived from booty fellow (1530), a partner with whom one shares booty or loot. [1]
  • Sometimes referred to in North American dictionaries as an alteration of brother.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
buddy

Plural
buddies

buddy (plural buddies)

  1. A friend or casual acquaintance.
    They have been buddies since they were in school.
  2. A partner for a particular activity.
    drinking buddies
  3. (US) An informal and friendly address to a stranger; a friendly placeholder name for a person one does not know.
    Hey, buddy, I think you dropped this.

Synonyms

  • (friend or acquaintance): mate
  • (address to a stranger): mate

Derived terms

Translations

Verb

Infinitive
to buddy

Third person singular
buddies

Simple past
buddied

Past participle
buddied

Present participle
buddying

to buddy (third-person singular simple present buddies, present participle buddying, simple past and past participle buddied)

  1. To assign a buddy, or partner.
    • 2007, Philip Briggs & Danny Edmunds, Mozambique: The Bradt Travel Guide[2], ISBN 1841621773, page 86:
      If you are being formally buddied, have a good chat with your buddy and find out their interests -- these should more or less match your own.







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