pen pals

pen pal

noun
a person with whom one keeps up an exchange of letters, usually someone so far away that a personal meeting is unlikely: My niece in Texas has a pen pal in France.

Origin:
1935–40, Americanism

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pen pal
 
n
Also called: pen friend a person with whom one regularly exchanges letters, often a person in another country whom one has not met

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