amigo

Your amigo is your buddy. You and your amigos might make plans to watch the fireworks together on the 4th of July.

Use the word amigo to talk about a friend in a casual, colloquial way. When you run into an old pal you haven't seen in a while, you might call out, "Hey, amigo! Nice to see you!" It's most common to use this word in Spanish-speaking parts of the US, though most people will know exactly what you mean. It is, in fact, the Spanish word for "friend," from the Latin amicus, also "friend."

Definitions of amigo
  1. noun
    a friend or comrade
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    type of:
    friend
    a person you know well and regard with affection and trust
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