Definitions

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  • n. The state of being buddies; friendship, camaraderie.

Etymologies

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buddy +‎ -hood

Examples

  • Musicals depended on a romance between men and women, not just the buddyhood of guys with guns.

    Betty Fussell: At Last

  • I interviewed hundreds of Iwo Jima vets, and, you know, there's no -- see, it was all about buddyhood.

    Flags of Our Fathers

  • Bordering on buddyhood with the right doses of playful passion, they make sure that you do not shout out the title of the movie during its running time.

    The Telegraph - Calcutta (Kolkata) - Frontpage

  • Male-female friendship can be tricky, but both benefit from cross-sex buddyhood.

    Psychology Today

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