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[kom-rad-lee, -rid-] /ˈkɒm ræd li, -rɪd-/
of, like, or befitting a comrade:
a comradely pat on the shoulder.
Origin of comradely
1875-80; comrade + -ly
Related forms
comradeliness, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Kate's was the bright smile of a comradely fellow creature who asked him to play a straight game.

    The Precipice Elia Wilkinson Peattie
  • For at least five days Brinnaria kept up her effort to be comradely with Meffia.

    The Unwilling Vestal Edward Lucas White
  • Dear old friends and co-workers: The work you accomplished was splendid, also the comradely spirit of the young.

  • She prodded him off the bale, linking a comradely arm within his.

    Mountain Clement Wood
  • I have honestly tried my best to set the claims of Socialism before you in plain language and with comradely spirit.

  • You felt his superiority even when he was most comradely with you.

    The Blazed Trail Stewart Edward White
  • The distinguished nuclear physicist greeted them with a comradely wink.

    The Pirates of Shan Harold Leland Goodwin
  • She gave him her hand as if to assist him in a comradely way to rise.

    Gargoyles Ben Hecht
  • They were escorted to the steamers, and the workers saw them off with a comradely "Hurrah!"

    Pelle the Conqueror, Complete Martin Anderson Nexo

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