Translation of compadre in English:

compadre

m

  • 1 (padrino)godfather of one's child or father of one's godchild
  • 2 [familiar/colloquial] (amigo) buddy (inglés norteamericano/American English) [familiar/colloquial], , mate (inglés británico/British English) [familiar/colloquial] a lo compadre [familiar/colloquial], entró a lo compadre a la oficina he got a job in the office by pulling a few strings o by knowing the right people, he got a job in the office by having useful contacts o friends in the right places

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