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Different types of Friends

Get Insight Into Various Types of Friends

Different types of Friends


All of us have friends, some we adore, some we like, some we appreciate and some we barely acknowledge. Keeping the above in mind, we have 15 such types of friends listed here; try to classify your friends according to this list and in the process, memorize the word as well.

  • Acquaintance: A relationship less intimate than friendship
  • Ally: An associate who provides cooperation or assistance
  • Amigo: A friend or comrade
  • Backer: Someone who provides financial support for some venture
  • Beau: A man who is the lover of a girl or young woman
  • Benefactor: A person who helps people or institutions (especially with financial help)
  • Chum: A close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities
  • Cohort: A company of companions or supporters
  • Compadre: A close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities
  • Companion: A friend who is frequently in the company of another
  • Comrade: A friend who is frequently in the company of another
  • Confidant: Someone to whom private matters are confided
  • Patron: Someone who supports or champions something
  • Sidekick: A close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities
  • Well-wisher: A close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities
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