A situation in which a friendship exists between two people, one of whom has an unreciprocated romantic or sexual interest in the other: I always wind up in the friend zone, watching them pursue other guys
More example sentences
- People send themselves to the Friend Zone so they can feel okay about being rejected.
- Are we in the friend zone?
- The friend zone, contrary to what I'd been told, had an awful lot of amenities.
Definition of friend zone in:
- The US English dictionary