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Meaning: a friend

For example:

  • Robert and I have been pals since we were at high school together.

  • Most of Gary's pals are already married, but Gary says he's still looking for the right girl.

Note: 1. usually refers to a male friend 2. also used to address a male stranger, esp. in anger, as in, "Piss off, pal!"

Quick Quiz:

Most of Jose's pals
  1. have never met him
  2. went to school with him
  3. are his enemies

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