pal
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /pal/
  • (America) IPA: /pæl/
Noun

pal (plural pals)

  1. (colloquial) A friend, buddy, mate, cobber; someone to hang around with.
    Little Timmy's out playing with his pals.
  2. (colloquial) An informal term of address, often used ironically in a hostile way.
    Don't you threaten me, pal – I'll report you to the police.
Synonyms Verb

pal (pals, present participle palling; past and past participle palled)

  1. Be friends with, hang around with.
    John plans to pal around with Joe today.
Related terms


PAL
Pronunciation
  • (television) enPR: păl, IPA: /pæl/, [pʰæl]
Noun

pal (plural pals)

  1. (television, uncountable) Acronym of w:Phase Alternating Line or of Phase Alternation Line. (TV standard)
  2. (electronics, countable) Acronym of w:Programmable Array Logic
  3. Acronym of permissive-action link
Related terms
  • (electronics) PLA
Proper noun
  1. Initialism of Police Athletic League

Pal
Proper noun
  1. A language of Papua New Guinea.
Proper noun
  1. (informal, slang) Palestine.
Noun

pal (plural pals)

  1. (informal, slang) Palestinian.
    Saeb Erekat, who negotiates for Palestine, is one of the most famous Pals in the world.



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