—adj. 1. characteristic of or befitting a friend; showing friendship: a friendly greeting. 2. like a friend; kind; helpful: a little friendly advice. 3. favorably disposed; inclined to approve, help, or support: a friendly bank. 4. not hostile or at variance; amicable: a friendly warship; friendly natives. 5. Computers.user-friendly.
—adv. Also,friend'li•ly.in a friendly manner; like a friend.
—n. a person who is in sympathetic relationship to oneself or one's side; one who shows no hostility.