Definition of buddy verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

buddy

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈbʌdi//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbʌdi//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they buddy
BrE BrE//ˈbʌdi//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbʌdi//
 
he / she / it buddies
BrE BrE//ˈbʌdiz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbʌdiz//
 
past simple buddied
BrE BrE//ˈbʌdid//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbʌdid//
 
past participle buddied
BrE BrE//ˈbʌdid//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbʌdid//
 
-ing form buddying
BrE BrE//ˈbʌdiɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbʌdiɪŋ//
 
 
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(buddies, buddying, buddied, buddied) Word Origin mid 19th cent. (originally US): perhaps an alteration of brother, or a variant of butty, a term for a friend or workmate amongst miners. Phrasal Verbsbuddy up
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: buddy