Need another word that means the same as “crony”? Find 14 synonyms and 30 related words for “crony” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Crony” are: brother, buddy, chum, pal, sidekick, friend, best friend, companion, boon companion, intimate, familiar, confidant, confidante, second self
Crony as a Noun
Definitions of "Crony" as a noun
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “crony” as a noun can have the following definitions:
- A close friend or companion.
- A close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities.
Synonyms of "Crony" as a noun (14 Words)
|best friend||The person who is most outstanding or excellent; someone who tops all others.|
|boon companion||A desirable state.|
|brother||A man or boy in relation to other sons and daughters of his parents.|
The time is coming brothers for us to act.
|buddy||A close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities.|
I m working on it buddy.
|chum||Used as a friendly or familiar form of address between men or boys.|
An old school chum.
|companion||A person, usually a woman, employed to live with and assist another.|
A small companion galaxy.
|confidant||A person with whom one shares a secret or private matter, trusting them not to repeat it to others.|
A close confidante of the princess.
|confidante||A female confidant.|
|familiar||A spirit (usually in animal form) that acts as an assistant to a witch or wizard.|
Her familiars were her two little griffons that nested in her skirts.
|friend||One’s close relatives.|
All of a sudden you ve got 50 friends online who need to stay connected.
|intimate||Someone to whom private matters are confided.|
His circle of intimates.
|pal||A close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities.|
We ve been pals for a long time.
|second self||1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d’Unites.|
|sidekick||A close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities.|
Sherlock Holmes bumbling sidekick Watson.
Usage Examples of "Crony" as a noun
- He went gambling with his cronies.
Associations of "Crony" (30 Words)
|acquaintance||Acquaintances considered collectively.|
The pupils had little acquaintance with the language.
|affinity||The force attracting atoms to each other and binding them together in a molecule.|
The mysterious affinity between them.
|amicability||A disinclination to quarrel.|
|aunt||The sister of your father or mother; the wife of your uncle.|
She was brought up by her aunt and uncle.
|brother||A thing which resembles or is connected to another thing.|
There I was with one white boy and this other brother.
|buddy||Become friendly and spend time with someone.|
I m working on it buddy.
|colleague||A person who is member of one’s class or profession.|
The surgeon consulted his colleagues.
|companion||Be a companion to somebody.|
A traveller s companion.
|companionship||The state of being with someone.|
The love and companionship of marriage.
|comrade||A fellow member of the Communist Party.|
You re right comrade.
|couple||Bring two objects, ideas, or people together.|
Clean the stains with a couple squirts dishwashing liquid.
|cousin||A person in one’s wider extended family, to whom one is not closely related.|
She s a distant cousin.
|elder||A leader or senior figure in a tribe or other group.|
The elder of the two sons.
|familial||Relating to or having the characteristics of a family.|
Certain diseases are familial.
|fellow||A boy or man.|
He was learning with a rapidity unique among his fellows.
A folk club.
|fraternal||(of twins) developed from separate ova and therefore genetically distinct and not necessarily of the same sex or more similar than other siblings.|
Fraternal twins are biovular.
|friend||Add someone to a list of friends or contacts on a social networking website.|
He was my best friend at the university.
Felt a deep kinship with the other students.
|mate||South American tea like drink made from leaves of a South American holly called mate.|
A male is mated to several females.
|neighbour||A person who lives (or is located) near another.|
Our garden was the envy of the neighbours.
|pal||Spend time with a friend.|
Back off pal.
|partner||A person s partner in marriage.|
A partner in a prosperous legal practice.
|peer||A nobleman duke or marquis or earl or viscount or baron who is a member of the British peerage.|
Faye peered at her with suspicion.
|playground||An area where many people go for recreation.|
|sibling||A person’s brother or sister.|
|sister||A fellow woman seen in relation to feminist issues.|
A sister ship.
|sisterhood||An association, society, or community of women linked by a common interest, religion, or trade.|
Canadian feminists acknowledge their sisterhood with women around the globe.
|twin||A twin bedded room.|
Experiments were carried out using sets of identical twins.
|uncle||The brother of your father or mother; the husband of your aunt.|
He played uncle to lonely students.