Synonyms of friendly in English:

friendly


See definition of friendly

adjective

1‘she is a naturally friendly child’

SYNONYMS

affectionate, affable, amiable, genial, congenial, cordial, warm, demonstrative, convivial, companionable, company-loving, sociable, gregarious, outgoing, clubbable, comradely, neighbourly, hospitable, approachable, easy to get along with, accessible, communicative, open, unreserved, easy-going, good-natured, kindly, benign, amenable, agreeable, obliging, sympathetic, well disposed, benevolent

Scottish couthy

informal chummy, pally, clubby

British informal matey, decent

North American informal buddy-buddy

rare conversable

ANTONYMS

unfriendly

2‘she drew him into friendly conversation’

SYNONYMS

amicable, congenial, cordial, pleasant, good-natured, easy, casual, informal, unceremonious, comradely, confidential, close, intimate, familiar

peaceable, peaceful, conciliatory, harmonious, non-hostile

ANTONYMS

hostile

3‘a friendly wind swept the boat to the shore’

SYNONYMS

favourable, advantageous, beneficial, benevolent, helpful, well disposed, good

lucky, providential

ANTONYMS

unfavourable