friendlier friendlier  /f ˈrɛndli ər/


  1. (n) troops belonging to or allied with your own military forces
  2. (adj) characteristic of or befitting a friend
  3. (adj) inclined to help or support; not antagonistic or hostile
  4. (adj) easy to understand or use
  5. (adj) of or belonging to your own country's forces or those of an ally



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  1. Full of facts and folklore, it makes those night skies a whole lot friendlier.
  2. The least Russia can do is to be a little friendlier to them than anybody else is.
  3. He kept threatening to leave, so we became friendlier and friendlier.


  1. Iran's President-Elect Meets With Caution In West

    Hasan Rowhani is likely to be friendlier than his predecessor, but the U.S. and Israel have reacted with caution knowing that as president he will have little control over Iran's nuclear program.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: NPR

  2. Harassment, intimidation and bullying cases drop in Verona schools

    Year two of New Jersey's anti-bullying measures saw a friendlier atmosphere in Verona schools, as instances of intimidation dropped by over 50 percent.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Record


  1. "It is hard to find a country friendlier to Israel than Canada these days," said Avigdor Lieberman, Mr Netanyahu's ultranationalist foreign minister, on a trip to Ottawa last year. "No other country in the world has demonstrated such a full...
    on May 27, 2010 By: Avigdor Lieberman Source: Economist

  2. "This event seems to be a touch friendlier," said American Jim Furyk. "You don't hear about the animosity and you don't hear about the friction that you've heard about the Ryder Cup. The guys that play on the International team, a good...
    on Oct 6, 2009 By: Jim Furyk Source: AFP

  3. "With the political right, especially expressed through the present White House, generally indifferent to the contribution of science to key issues, maybe now there will be a potential for a friendlier relationship between religious conservatives...
    on Nov 16, 2006 By: EO Wilson Source: Forbes

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