Definition of camaraderie in English:



  • [mass noun] Mutual trust and friendship among people who spend a lot of time together.

    ‘the enforced camaraderie of office life’
    • ‘Expect plenty of handshaking, pictures of camaraderie and announcements of friendships.’
    • ‘The impression he gives is of a sport with an enviable sense of togetherness and camaraderie.’
    • ‘It is an ideal pastime, an opportunity to socialise and make new friends in a spirit of camaraderie.’
    • ‘Our camaraderie and patriotic attitude did not evaporate along with the smoke.’
    • ‘It is also true that she exhibited very little camaraderie with fellow cast members.’
    • ‘It is very good for their education, working together and creating social skills and camaraderie.’
    • ‘I also agree that there's an incredible amount of camaraderie among fencers.’
    • ‘There's a good deal of camaraderie in this race, and a good deal of joking too.’
    • ‘You get a real sense of camaraderie among the group when you win interstate.’
    • ‘The camaraderie is great and you get to go on exercises like this.’
    • ‘I savoured the warm ambient atmosphere where camaraderie and warm humour reigned.’
    • ‘Is this the inevitable camaraderie among smart people in a small country?’
    • ‘There has indeed always been a strong sense of camaraderie among the marshals.’
    • ‘The principle aim is to promote outdoor activities and social camaraderie for retired people.’
    • ‘Maybe Ryan put his finger on the reason for this camaraderie and friendship.’
    • ‘That these grievances are being aired speaks much about the erosion of trust and camaraderie.’
    • ‘The last few days and nights are a good indication of team spirit and camaraderie among the teams.’
    • ‘There is a lot of talk about team spirit and camaraderie but I think we showed plenty of that.’
    • ‘Grant also believes the side could be benefiting from the current camaraderie between the members of the back line.’
    • ‘And it certainly appeared that way, with no shortage of banter and camaraderie.’
    friendship, comradeship, fellowship, good fellowship, companionship, brotherliness, brotherhood, sisterhood, closeness, affinity, togetherness, solidarity, mutual support
    team spirit
    esprit de corps
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Mid 19th century: from French, from camarade comrade.