Definition of compadre noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

compadre

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//kɒmˈpɑːdreɪ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kəmˈpɑːdreɪ//
 
(North American English, informal, from Spanish)
 
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a friend or somebody with whom you spend a lot of time Word OriginSpanish, literally ‘godfather’, hence ‘benefactor, friend’. Compare with compère and gossip.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: compadre