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close friend

noun as in blood brother

noun as in blood sister

Weak match

noun as in bosom friend

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Example Sentences

Whitaker is not only a close friend of the president and the first lady but of senior adviser Valerie Jarrett, as well.

A turning point came some 25 years ago, when her close friend Carol contracted ovarian cancer.

“Lyova, you know I have a funny feeling about this invitation,” he told Levon Atovmyan, a close friend and fellow composer.

Tavis Smiley, the PBS talk show host and close friend to Cornel West, often credits West with having a “useable intellect.”

He was a close friend of my brother Joey and it weighed on him when Joey was killed.

Bruno saw himself as her protector and adviser, and as her brother's close friend he meant to keep an active watch over her.

He had been a subordinate of the Prince de Talleyrand, and was a close friend of his.

French compère, gossip or fellow godfather, sometimes a close friend.

This occurs to any one of us, and often we can not remember the name of even a close friend for a greater or shorter period.

Her father was a close friend of the Comte d'Artois, in whose household he held an important post.


On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to close friend, such as: bro, brother, and brother german.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.