Friendly means acting in a non-threatening manner toward and/or showing kindness to someone, as a friend would behave. Thus friendly implies a mode of friendship as distinct from amiable or genial. Professional service is expected to be amiable or genial but not necessarily friendly. The opposite is unfriendly or even hostile.
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Other articles related to "friendly":
... Friendly Center is a large, open-air shopping center located in northwestern Greensboro, North Carolina, near the intersection of Wendover Avenue ... opened in August 1957, and with its inward orientation, Friendly Center could be classified as an outdoor lifestyle center ... In early 2006, construction of The Shops at Friendly Center began after the nearby Burlington Industries office building was demolished ...
... Friendly Persuasion" can refer to The Friendly Persuasion, a 1945 novel by Jessamyn West (writer) Friendly Persuasion (film), a 1956 movie based on the book "Friendly Persuasion" (song), a popular song ...
... Friendly fraud has been widespread on the internet, affecting both the sale of physical products and digital transactions ... implemented a prepaid system in 2007 to combat friendly fraud, selling prepaid cards in stores such as Target ... vendors especially vulnerable targets of friendly fraud ...
... Exhibition game or friendly match, in association football a game which has no consequence in a wider competition Friendly (Farthing Wood), a book character Friendly numbers, numbers which share the ...
... Friendly December 21, 2011 Chile 3 – 2 Paraguay La Serena, Chile UTC-3 S ... Attendance 9,000 Referee Raúl Orosco (Bolivia) Friendly February 15, 2012 Paraguay 2 – 0 Chile Luque, Paraguay É.Benítez 45+1' (pen.) J ... Feliciano Cáceres Attendance 10,000 Friendly February 29, 2012 Chile 1 – 1 Ghana Chester, Pennsylvania, United States 1915 UTC-5 M ...
Famous quotes containing the word friendly:
“America is a large, friendly dog in a very small room. Every time it wags its tail, it knocks over a chair.”
—A.J. (Arnold Joseph)
“I prefer to make no new declarations [on southern policy beyond what was in the Letter of Acceptance]. But you may say, if you deem it advisable, that you know that I will stand by the friendly and encouraging words of that Letter, and by all that they imply. You cannot express that too strongly.”
—Rutherford Birchard Hayes (18221893)
“The comfortable smell of friendly fingers,
Hairs fragrance, and the musty reek that lingers
About dead leaves and last years ferns. . . .”
—Rupert Brooke (18871915)