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Regarded with much affection; popular with many people:‘he is efficient, fair-minded, and well liked by his colleagues’
- ‘A popular and well-liked woman, Maureen was joined by a large group of family and friends for the special occasion.’
- ‘By all accounts, they are well-liked by the crews they work with, and behave decently when stopped for a word or an autograph by fans.’
- ‘They may discover that they are not well-liked and find it very hard to fit in.’
- ‘He was very well-liked by all his colleagues and was a favourite with visitors.’
- ‘A very popular and well liked chap, he was always full of the joys of living, and had a word for everybody.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.