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  • n. Plural form of frenemy.

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Examples

  • The word frenemies won't do to describe the intensity of the burgeoning relationship between Tessa an Heather.

    Slate Magazine

  • Never a dry moment with these gals: On the October 4 season premiere of The Real Housewives of Atlanta, on-again frenemies Kim Zolciak and NeNe Leakes sipped glasses of wine in the backseat of an SUV en route to an event.

    Is It Just Me: Real Housewives of Atlanta Get Tipsy

  • The raw data released Sunday may also prove useful in a wider way to America's "frenemies" - the intelligence services of countries like China and Russia, who have the resources to process and make sense of such vast vaults of data, said Ellen McCarthy, former intelligence officer and president of the Intelligence and National Security Alliance.

    KTVZ.com - Local Headlines

  • The problem is that this relationship - what in Hollywood they call being "frenemies" - treats Palin as though she were the central figure in the politics of 2012.

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  • A study from Brigham Young University shows that "frenemies" - frustrating friends or family that we care about - can be bad for blood pressure.

    Emaxhealth

  • If Mitch and Dave were women, they'd be called frenemies.

    TIME.com: Top Stories

  • "frenemies" - the intelligence services of countries like China and Russia, who have the resources to process and make sense of such vast vaults of data, said Ellen McCarthy, former intelligence officer and president of the Intelligence and National Security Alliance.

    KHOU - Latest News

  • And the agency is trying to help its workers deal with the stress sparked by the constant struggles with enemies -- and "frenemies," as comedian Stephen Colbert would say -- all over the world.

    In the Loop: U.S. lawmakers visit Haiti and its president . . . that guy

  • Jazz's first two genius improvisers, Louis Armstrong and Sidney Bechet, were the music's most notable "frenemies" — sometimes collaborators, sometimes competitors.

    Legends of the Fall

  • The whole gang got together at Planet Java ... it was so awesome because some people who are kind of frenemies were able to cast aside their differences for a few hours to hang out and have a good time.

    dailycomic Diary Entry

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  • "* Risk is asymmetrical. First parties “bet the company�? before launch, but independent game-makers “bet the company�? for years after. This creates “frenemies�? who battle for game market share and profits."

    Bing Gordon, http://zblog.zynga.com/?p=3

    August 11, 2008