Definition of platonic adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//pləˈtɒnɪk//
; NAmE NAmE//pləˈtɑːnɪk//
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(of a relationship) friendly but not involving sex platonic love Their relationship is strictly platonic. Wordfinderacquaintance, bond, buddy, companion, comrade, friend, mate, neighbour, platonic, playmate See related entries: Friends Word Origin mid 16th cent.: via Latin from Greek Platōnikos, from Platōn ‘Plato’.
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