Definitions for palpæl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pal*pæl(n.; v.)palled, pal•ling.

  1. (n.)a close friend; comrade; chum.

    Category: Informal

  2. (v.i.)to associate as pals.

    Category: Informal

* Informal..

Origin of pal:

1675–85; < English Romany: brother, mate, dissimilated var. of continental Romany phral蠐 Skt bhrātṛbrother


  1. Palestine.

    Category: Geography (places)


  1. paleography.

  2. paleontology.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. buddy, brother, chum, crony, pal, sidekick(verb)

    a close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities

  2. pal, pal up, chum up(verb)

    become friends; act friendly towards


  1. pal(Noun)

    A friend, buddy, mate, cobber, someone to hang around with.

  2. pal(Verb)

    Be friends with, hang around with.

    John plans to pal around with Joe today.

  3. Pal(ProperNoun)

    A language of Papua New Guinea.

  4. Origin: From palus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pal(noun)

    a mate; a partner; esp., an accomplice or confederate


  1. PAL

    PAL, short for Phase Alternating Line, is a colour encoding system for analogue television used in broadcast television systems in most countries broadcasting at 576i. Other common analogue television systems are NTSC and SECAM. This page primarily discusses the PAL colour encoding system. The articles on broadcast television systems and analogue television further describe frame rates, image resolution and audio modulation. For discussion of the 625-line / 50 field per second television standard, see 576i.

Anagrams of pal

  1. alp, ALP

  2. lap

  3. LPA

  4. PLA

  5. APL

Translations for pal

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


an informal word for a friend

My son brought a pal home for tea.

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