Definition of Buddy-buddy
1. Adjective. (used informally) associated on close terms. "The two were thick as thieves for months"
Language type: Colloquialism
Similar to: Close
Derivative terms: Chum, Chumminess
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Buddy-buddy
Literary usage of Buddy-buddy
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Putnam's Magazine (1909)
"... in his terror of pursuit menacing his own brother who came to help and succor "Oh, Buddy— Buddy—Buddy'" he cried, doubling forward over the pommel of ..."
2. Northumberland Words by Richard Oliver Heslop, Oliver Heslop (1892)
"buddy-buddy, the call to chickens for their food. BUER, a gnat.— Ray's Gloss. ( ? Obs.) BUESS, BEUST, or BUST, a stall, station, or part of office, ..."
3. Green Light!: Men of the 81st Troop Carrier Squadron Tell Their Story by Martin Wolfe (1989)
"Certainly I was not buddy-buddy with any officer. Those I dealt with were decent to me and I reciprocated. But I can't forget that once I let Captain ..."
4. Screamfree Parenting: Raising Your Kids by Keeping Your Cool by Hal Edward Runkel (2005)
"But, what does this buddy-buddy approach to parenting do to the family? It undermines the parents as they attempt to set the table because they no longer ..."
5. Owed Justice: Thai Women Trafficked Into Debt Bondage in Japan by Kinsey Dinan (2000)
"Because the officer was buddy-buddy with Dee and just kept smiling at us [the Thai women] as he stamped our passports."182 • Nuch said that when she arrived ..."
6. Boy Writers: Reclaiming Their Voices by Ralph Fletcher (2006)
"... boy who is buddy-buddy with the teacher does not thereby raise his status in the eyes of his peers," notes Leonard Sax. "On the contrary, being friends ..."
7. Second Thief, Best Thief by Anthony Olszewski (2006)
""OK, your buddy Buddy is gonna get it for you, even cheaper yet!" Buddy walks down the block to his car. He opens the trunk and takes out a can of engine ..."