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



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