friend with benefits

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A friendship with no reserves when it comes to the release of shared sexual tension thus leading to sexual fraternization.

Etymology:

  • Possibly first used by Alanis Morissette for her 1995 song “Head over Feet”, although in the original context it seems to refer to a committed rather than a casual relationship.
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Submitted on September 01, 2009

Additional definitions for 'friend with benefits':

friend with benefitsA friend with whom one has such a relationship.
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  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
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