One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
nounmass nounNorth American
- ‘the project created a real sense of comradery among those involved’another term for camaraderie
- ‘The architects rebuilding the Stoddard place enjoy great comradery between them.’
- ‘There was smiling and greeting and comradery all around as people milled around to see who else was there.’
- ‘Tom gave them a couple beeps of the horn as we went past, an acknowledgement of the comradery.’
- ‘I can't find this kind of comradery with the fans of other popular sports.’
- ‘Although the two had never met before they showed true Scouting comradery and really appreciated each other on the 26-mile course.’
- ‘Some teams even take their comradery off the field and hang out together.’
- ‘I knew this would be good for creating a sense of comradery!’
- ‘The overall picture of enthusiastic male comradery is quite strong.’
- ‘There is a depth and feeling of comradery which can see the tiny island nation genuinely compete on the world stage and at both Test and one-day level.’
- ‘She'll often use the tu word, instead of the formal vous, which suggests immediately comradery.’
Late 19th century: from comrade + -ery, influenced by camaraderie.
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