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pal around

verb phrase

To be ''pals''; consort as ''pals'': the people he palled around with (1915+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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  • You've got to find us something under sixty to pal around with, Hubby mine, that's all there is to it.

    Why Joan? Eleanor Mercein Kelly
  • He began to jolly me along; made up parties and wanted me to pal around with him.

    The Fifth Ace Douglas Grant
  • I had Dan to pal around with, a rare high-net-Whuffie individual who was willing to fraternize with a shmuck like me.

Idioms and Phrases with pal around

pal around

Associate as friends or chums, as in Bill and Jim have been palling around for years. This expression makes a verb of the noun pal, which comes from the Gypsy word for “brother.” [ c. 1900 ]
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