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pen pal

noun as in friend made through letterwriting

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If they have a pen pal, a wax seal kit will their letters look very special.

Whether the pen pals sent each other words of love or political secrets was a longstanding question.

A number of organizations have been formed to combat loneliness by connecting old and young, with older netizens serving as remote pen pals, homework helpers and mentors.

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In a few weeks, I received thousands of emails and had regular pen pals…people who told me that I mattered and filled my heart with hope and joy.

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When I was 10, I had a pen pal, a girl whose parents were friends with my parents.

But Lovell says inmates who are involved in pen-pal relationships tend to do better in prison.

Inside the death-row pen-pal business—and how felons bid for friends.

Your pen pal correspondent in Russia, at least the second one, was Nina Atarina?


On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pen pal, such as: letter writer, correspondent, epistoler, and penfriend.

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