[ adverb ] in an intimately familiar manner


"Sid, as he was familiarly known by his friends, was one of the most respected and devoted members of the socialist minority group"

Used in print

(Irving Fineman, Woman of Valor: The Life of Henrietta...)

Unlike his younger brother , Joe , he never presumed_to address her more familiarly than as `` My dear friend '' , although he praised and envied the elegance and purity of her style .

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familiar familiar