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A person with whom one is friendly despite a fundamental dislike or rivalry.
- ‘Advertising mogul Sir Martin Sorrell used the term "frenemy" to describe the phenomenon.’
- ‘Rob says that, at best they should be understood as our `frenemy '.’
- ‘I was very happy it was not someone I respected," she said of her frenemy, whom she called a "coward."’
- ‘Rob called the company a frenemy of the internet generation.’
1950s: blend of friend and enemy.
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