Definition of Pen pal

1. Noun. A person you come to know by frequent friendly correspondence.

Exact synonyms: Pen-friend
Generic synonyms: Correspondent, Letter Writer

Definition of Pen pal

1. Noun. A person with whom one communicates using letters, usually over a long distance. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pen Pal

pen-tailed tree shrew
pen-tip velocity
pen and ink
pen drive
pen drives
pen friend
pen name
pen names
pen nib
pen pal (current term)
pen pals
pen pusher
pen test
pen tests
pen up
penal code
penal colonies
penal colony
penal facility
penal institution
penal notice

Literary usage of Pen pal

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Practical Ideas for Teaching Writing As a Process by Carol B. Olson (1996)
"The International Friendship League sponsors a pen pal program, ... The students may also specify the part of the world in which they would like a pen pal, ..."

2. Teach Me Even More French: 21 Songs to Sing and a Story about Pen Pals by Judy Mahoney (1996)
"I'm glad you are my pen pal. With this letter I'm sending you a picture of me and my family. I am ten years old. My brother's name is Peter. ..."

3. Writing Centers. Grades 4-5 by Jo Ellen Moore (2007)
"Read the front and back of the cards and select a pen pal. 2. Write a friendly letter to the pen pal. Tell about yourself. End with a question for your pen ..."

4. Teach Me Even More Spanish: 21 Songs to Sing with Pen Pals by Judy Mahoney (1996)
"In fact, he wants a pen pal, too. I hope you have a little brother he can ... Your pen pal, Annie Page 11 LET'S ALL PLAY Ш THE WOODS Let's all play in the ..."

5. Beginning Writers: How to Make Books with Children Series by Jo Ellen Moore (1999)
"Discuss what a pen pal is. Have students decide who they would like for a pen pal (real or make-believe). On the front of the postcard, ..."

6. Spanish/english Read& Understand, Grade 2 by Jo Ellen Moore (2005)
"Name (your name) '$ pen pal Pretend you have a pen pal. Write a letter to your pen pal. Tell about yourself. ..."

7. Daily Paragraph Editing: Student Practice Books by Evan-Moor Educational Publishers (2007)
"Ill tell you more after you rite back your new friend and pen pal. eric s knudsen. TUESDAY • salutations • interruptions • question marks closings ..."

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