1. (orig. US, also buddie) a form of address to a male.
|‘Buddy Quow’ in Lang. in Exile (1990) 110: Dat Backrow Man go wrong you, Buddy Quow.|
|Willshire Squeeze 80: Den ee tun ee hed, ee say aw, buddy, aw no bin yerry so, awee in kum look pun um bumby.‘Dialogue between Uncoo Cudjoe & Buddy Quow’ in|
|Eight Years British Guiana 218: Buddy (brother) how you can tink me sha’ talk so to you? [...] ‘Buddy,’ applying to some one near, ‘you no see me?’.|
|Texas Cow Boy (1950) 33: It’s a trade buddy, but you will have to go up to that little house yonder, to get the money.|
|DN III:iv 295: buddie, n. Applied to any small boy whose name is not known. Also used as a familiar name for the oldest brother. I still call my oldest brother Buddie.‘Word-List From East Alabama’ in|
|Side-stepping with Shorty 10: But say, Buddy; you tell Mr. Dawes that next time he wants me just to pull the string.|
|Fighting Fleets 323: W-hat yo’ reckon d-dese yere Germans aimin’ to do, b-buddy?|
|Smile A Minute 172: Believe me, buddy, we’ll make them babies pay triple for everything they done!|
|Gay-cat 12: Dimes every time. No nickels. Dimes, buddie, and most like a quarter or a half.|
|Little Caesar (1932) 149: Turn your back, Buddy [...] and march straight ahead of me.|
|Gangster Stories Oct. n.p.: ‘What’s your name, buddy?’.‘Snowbound’ in|
|What’s In It For Me? 111: ‘The next stop, buddy,’ he said grimly, ‘is the New Bedford.’.|
|Really the Blues 238: You’d have a right to ask, buddy.|
|Corner Boy 181: Buddy, you better be careful, real, real careful.|
|Howard Street 113: Yeah, Hip ol’ buddy, gimme a quarter.|
|Street Players 199: You got change, buddy?|
|Skin Tight 26: You get some rest, buddy.|
|Guardian G2 31 May 23: Is that what you’re trying to tell me — buddy, my friend — that my girl was a hooker.|
|Dead Point (2008) [ebook] Piss off. See ya, boddy.|
|Shame the Devil 112: C’mon with it, little buddy. That all you got?|
|IOL Cape Western News (SA) 14 Feb. 🌐 Perhaps you should catch a wake-up buddy.|
2. (orig. US, also buddy-cat, buddy-roo) a friend, an acquaintance.
|in Trinidad Sentinel 8 Apr. n.p.: Den me buddy cum yerry backra chark – me bin shake – me hart go bip! bip! bip!|
|Life In Sing Sing 246: Buddy. Companion.|
|Wash. Times (DC) 5 Oct. 5/5: Some fellers who call themselves ‘mah buddies’ was shooting some one-cent-a-throw craps.|
|Home to Harlem 287: Youse a punk customer, then, I tell you [...] and no real buddy o’ mine.|
|Spanish Blood (1946) 12: We went to school together. We used to be buddies.‘Spanish Blood’ in|
|Really the Blues 16: I told him about my buddy Sullivan back in Chicago.|
|Catcher in the Rye (1958) 20: He told us we ought to think of Jesus as our buddy. [Ibid.] 32: Be a buddy. Be a buddyroo.|
|On The Road (1972) 11: His boyhood buddies, his street buddies, his innumerable girls.|
|Hiparama of the Classics 17: He was my buddy-cat, and he leveled with me.|
|Shake Him Till He Rattles (1964) 39: He palled around with a buddy named ‘Droopy’ Pearson.|
|Friends of Eddie Coyle 14: We’re old buddies and all, Eddie.|
|A-Team Storybook 42: Big Mack ordered [...] seven orders of French fries for his teddybear buddy.|
|Pulp Fiction [film script] 119: ‘Who ya callin’? ‘A buddy of mine in Toluca Lake.’.|
|Human Stain 65: One day he’s door-gunning in Vietnam, seeing choppers explode, in midair, seeing his buddies explode.|
|Stuff 31: The nauseating Yank brat says to his Japanese buddy, ‘You speak good English’.|
|Life 331: Their buddies in Rhode Island wanted to lock us up.|
|IOL Cape Western News (SA) 14 Feb. 🌐 Take a walk fat boy [...] Take your buddy with the mould on his chin with you.|
3. (W.I./UK black teen) a sexual partner.
|Queens’ Vernacular 38: buddy (euphem) the homosexual love-mate of a man.|
4. (US/W.I.) the penis.
|Countryman Karl Black 62: One of them was standing over the old man face with him buddy in him hand [...] The man say that by the time he reach up to the bus stop, the boys disappear and Daddy swallowed all the piss.|
|Official Dancehall Dict. 7: Buddy the penis.|
(US) an affectionate or ironic term of address.
|Man with the Golden Arm 13: It’s just this simple, buddy-o.|
|Catcher in the Rye (1958) 32: Be a buddy. Be a buddyroo.|
|(con. 1950) Band of Brothers 5: Buddy-roe, you talked me into it.|
|Entry E (1961) 108: You fascinate me, buddy-o.|
|Blind Man with a Pistol (1971) 40: Well, buddy-o, you can’t overlook the fact the main ain’t got no pants.|
|Great Santini (1977) 423: No offense, Ben, buddy-roo.|
(orig. US) a friend, usu. in a negative or ironic use; esp. as a term of address.
|West Side Story I i: Maybe buddy boy should get the prize.|
|Run Man Run (1969) 119: I just want to see the show, buddy boy.|
|Jones Men 88: We can come up with enough dope to fill this fucking car, buddy boy.|
|That Eye, The Sky 140: I was in the nick. Remember, buddy-boy?|
see sense 2 above.
(US black) a friend, a man.
|New Hepsters Dict. in Calloway (1976) 253: buddy ghee (n.): fellow.|
|Really the Blues 218: Hey buddy ghee, why don’t you put it with me and we’ll cop a deuceways.|
|,||DAS 68/1: buddy gee A young man.|
the pillion seat on a motorcycle.
|You Chirped a Chinful!! n.p.: Mortorcycle sidecar [...] Buddy Seat.|
|Last Exit to Brooklyn 83: Streamers and things and a bigass buddyseat with chrome.|
(US gay) hedonistic sexual intercourse without committment.
|🌐 Fucking Nick turned out to be the best buddy sex Wade had ever had. When they were together, it was quick and hot and dirty and completely commitment free.‘Buddy Fuck’|
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