Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Resembling or characteristic of a friend.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Like a friend; friendly.

Etymologies

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friend +‎ -like

Examples

  •   Since terrorists tend to look like people who are not terrorists and to live in places where people who are not terrorists live, there is no strategic way to identify so-called “friendlike persons” who might be allowed to approach flags, inquire into their history and use, admire them, and even, on occasion, touch them.

    Did You Know? Fun Facts about Flaggish Things (for Flag Day)

  • We truly are much more team oriented and friendlike to our children than parents have tended to be in the past, in large part because we too identify with many of the peer and academic pressures that kids now face.

    Childhood Unbound

  • You know, it was bad enough when I thought you were another Shadowhunter and youd turned your back on her because of some stupid Shadowhunter vow or something, but now I know youre just a slimy Downworlder who didnt even care that all those years she treated you like a friendlike an equaland this is how you paid her back!

    The Mortal Instruments: Book One: City of Bones

  • You are so lucky to have a good friendlike Deb and she will come home and simply absolve you of any smacking goin on in smitten.

    mango margaritas + blood orange martinis | smitten kitchen

  • Thoughts of him walking around the condo looking for Austin's favorite blanket while she stood naked in the shower led her mind to thoughts far from friendlike.

    Strategic Engagement

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