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bezzie

Line breaks: bez¦zie
Pronunciation: /ˈbɛzi
 
/
(also bessie, bezzy) British informal

Definition of bezzie in English:

adjective

Denoting a person’s best or closest friend: we’re practically bezzie mates Fiona’s my bezzy pal
More example sentences
  • Jack had reserved the seat for one of his bezzy friends.
  • One of my bezzie pals from uni is getting married this August.
  • He exhibits his stuff in a Bond Street gallery, owned by one of Prince Chaz's bezzy mates.

noun (plural bezzies or bessies)

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A person’s best or closest friend: she and Nadine used to be bezzies and even shared a flat find out how well you know your bessie
More example sentences
  • Why am I not surprised that Carla wants to be bezzies?
  • My bezzie's mum is getting married tomorrow.
  • I'm going into town later with one of my bezzies.

Origin

mid 19th century (isolated US use, apparently in representation of vernacular speech): colloquial alteration of best.

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