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synonyms for crony

  • accomplice
  • acquaintance
  • associate
  • buddy
  • chum
  • colleague
  • comrade
  • confidant
  • friend
  • intimate
  • mate
  • pal
  • partner
  • sidekick
  • bosom buddy
  • comate
  • good buddy
See also synonyms for: cronies

antonyms for crony

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  • antagonist
  • enemy
  • foe
  • opponent
  • stranger
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Although touted as reforms, the disputed laws were seen by protesters as Modi’s sacrifice of the interests of ordinary farmers for the benefit his capitalist cronies.
INDIA'S FARMERS HAVE FORCED MODI TO RETREAT BUT HE WILL BE BACK, WITH MORE RELIGIOUS POLARIZATIONDEBASISH ROY CHOWDHURYNOVEMBER 24, 2021TIME
History is littered with cities that took on either general debt or project debt to build something, and that money then ended up in the pockets of mayors and alderman and unions and cronies.
AMERICA'S CITIES ARE IN CRISIS. THEY SHOULD BE ALLOWED TO RAISE DEBT TO SAVE THEMSELVESZACHARY KARABELLFEBRUARY 11, 2021TIME
Cohen and his cronies always make sure that it’s socially acceptable to laugh at his American targets.
YOU SHOULD SIDE WITH BORAT’S VICTIMS, NOT MOCK THEMSONNY BUNCHOCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Perhaps more interesting than the straight-up fraud perpetrated by King and his cronies is the history of the entire country of Liberia.
THE STORY BEHIND THE MOST FRAUDULENT ELECTION IN HISTORYPOPSCI STAFFOCTOBER 28, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
"God bless me, crony; we ought to do these fine things and yet stay Catholics," cried the jeweller.
CATHERINE DE' MEDICIHONORE DE BALZAC
He had known something of the Erringtons for many years, having been a crony of old Maxfield's once upon a time.
A CHARMING FELLOW, VOLUME II (OF 3)FRANCES ELEANOR TROLLOPE
I think every family should have a dog; it is like having a perpetual baby; it is the plaything and crony of the whole house.
SPARE HOURSJOHN BROWN
It is something that happened to—Tom Wyld, an old crony of mine out on the other side.
A COUNTRY GENTLEMAN AND HIS FAMILYMRS. (MARGARET) OLIPHANT
But I take it that it is more likely to be some crony of the landladys.
ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMESA. CONAN DOYLE
“I think you dropped this,” murmured the crony of Langridge.
THE WINNING TOUCHDOWNLESTER CHADWICK
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CRONY

  • ally
  • associate
  • brother
  • bud
  • buddy
  • chum
  • cobber
  • cohort
  • companion
  • comrade
  • confidant
  • confidante
  • crony
  • mate
  • pal
  • partner
  • sidekick
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.