1. A game which is of no consequence in terms of ranking, betting etc.
    ''Even as friendlies, derbies often arouse strong emotions
  2. A person or entity on the same side of a conflict.


  1. Generally warm, approachable and easy to relate with in character.
    Your cat seems very friendly.
  2. Inviting, characteristic of friendliness.
    He gave a friendly smile.
  3. Having an easy relationship with something, as in user-friendly etc.
  4. Without any hostility.
    a friendly competition
    a friendly power or state
  5. Promoting the good of any person; favourable; propitious.
    a friendly breeze or gale
  6. Of or pertaining to friendlies (friendly noun sense 2, below). Also applied to other bipolar confrontations, such as team sports
    The soldier was killed by friendly fire.
  7. Being or relating to two or more natural numbers with a common abundancy.
    friendly numbers, friendly pairs, friendly n-tuples


  1. In a friendly manner, like a friend.

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