bosom pal

bosom pal

One's close or closest friend; a friend one holds dear to one's heart. We grew up right next door to each other, so we have been bosom pals since we were kids.
See also: bosom, pal
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Apart from the fact I have not had any connection with the Tory Party, I felt it a grave impertinence to be addressed by my Christian name as if I was some bosom pal.
As the investigation intensified, "scrutiny soon settled upon the highest echelons of the CIA," according to Mulcahey, "Kyle 'Dusty' Foggo, a bosom pal of Wilkes, and a mysterious person known as 'Nine Fingers' were identified as frequent guests at Wilkes' bacchanals.
Orestes' bosom pal Pylades suggests: "We'll murder Helen.
Snootily telling new bosom pal Abi Titmuss that she doesn't do instant coffee - right after the nurse-turned-porn-star has just dashed off to fetch her friend a brew - then brazenly taking far longer than necessary to rub suntan lotion into Du'aine Ladejo.
Earlier in the day, Jordan ended her flirty relationship with Peter Andre and started kissing bosom pal Kerry McFadden instead.
The thought of Miss Piggy lookalike Vanessa Feltz handing out advice and tissues to her new bosom pal Heather Mills does make me chuckle.
Of course I cannot remember exactly and in what order my perceptions came, but within three days I had made a bosom pal and somehow I knew now beyond any doubt that it was my mole which drew him to me, just as his awkward comic gait had struck me from the moment I saw him in the schoolyard.
There we were, two middle-aged mums, one looking, well, middle-aged, the other a bosom pal she'd had since before they'd had bosoms.
He and bosom pal Jude Law, 32, both put up pairs of their unwashed boxers to go under the hammer - but fetched only pounds 120.
I'm not claiming to be his bosom pal, but I do know that while you will rarely see him without a smile on his face, he is a deep thinker when it comes to his rugby and is extremely conscientious about his own form.
Robbie Fowler and Emile Heskey or Andy Cole and his bosom pal Teddy Sheringham could feature up front.
But that hasn't stopped her spending quality time with bosom pal Leslie Ash.
Sadie will be joined by her bosom pal Kate Moss, 30.
But show fans were even less cracked up at Nadia's builder's bum as the Portuguese transsexual got her bikini on for a water-wrestling romp with bosom pal Michelle.