Definition of buddy movie in English:

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buddy movie

Pronunciation: /ˈbədē ˈmo͞ovē/


informal, chiefly North American
A movie portraying a close friendship between two people, especially between two men.
Example sentences
  • Good-natured, hopeful and well-intentioned, the French film Monsieur Ibrahim is the sort of bittersweet coming-of-age buddy movie that will undoubtedly fare well with bourgeois art-house audiences the world over.
  • It is at once a coming of age story, a rite of passage, a road trip and a buddy movie.
  • The series is really an extended buddy movie, set in hip Manhattan bars and not in muddy trenches.

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Syllabification: bud·dy mov·ie

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