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Names used for talking to someone in a friendly way

mate

noun

used for talking in a friendly way to someone, especially a man

babe

noun

used for talking to a close friend or someone you love

bud

noun

used for talking to a male friend

honey

noun

used for talking to someone who you care about

baby

noun

used for talking to someone you love, especially to someone you are in a romantic relationship with or to your child

bro

noun

used especially by young people for talking in a friendly way to a man or boy

pardner

noun

used for talking in a friendly way to a man

sugar

noun

used for talking to someone who you like or love

my man

used for addressing a man who you like

sister

noun

used by women for referring to a woman who they have strong feelings of loyalty and friendship toward

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