Antonyms for friendly

Grammar : Adj
Spell : frend-lee
Phonetic Transcription : ˈfrɛnd li

Definition of friendly

Origin :
  • Old English freondlic; see friend (n.) + -ly (1). Related: Friendlily; friendliness.
  • adj intimate, companionable
Example sentences :
  • Have you not of late struggled against the warnings of this friendly spirit?
  • Extract from : « Philothea » by Lydia Maria Child
  • A portly burgher was he, friendly of tongue and free of purse.
  • Extract from : « The Armourer's Prentices » by Charlotte M. Yonge
  • The old man was looking at her with frank and friendly apology for his intrusion.
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • The natives met with were friendly, but to us altogether unintelligible.
  • Extract from : « Explorations in Australia » by John Forrest
  • If I can hear his friendly voice, and know he is not heavy-burthened, I am happy.
  • Extract from : « Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 327 » by Various
  • I will go out of my way to caress one who shows any desire to be friendly.
  • Extract from : « Ballads of a Bohemian » by Robert W. Service
  • She was nice and friendly to us to-day, and I'm willin' to trust her to-morrow.
  • Extract from : « Ester Ried Yet Speaking » by Isabella Alden
  • His brother was there, listening to the comments of O'Hara, his friendly rival.
  • Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • The men had been afraid that the God of the Corn would not be friendly to us.
  • Extract from : « The Trail Book » by Mary Austin
  • Catching sight of Yates, he winked at him in a friendly sort of way.
  • Extract from : « In the Midst of Alarms » by Robert Barr

Synonyms for friendly

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