Talk:friend with benefits

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Deleted several times before, now formatted. Is this in general use? --Connel MacKenzie T C 01:35, 28 March 2006 (UTC)

Yes. 170 google book hits for the plural, and I remember hearing it in an Alanis Morrisette song as well (“Head Over Feet”). Adding the cites is left as an exercise for anyone who cares :p —Muke Tever 23:45, 28 March 2006 (UTC)

Obviously no one cares. Until it is cited rfvfailed. Andrew massyn 09:32, 20 August 2006 (UTC)

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friend with benefits

  1. (idiomatic) A friendship with little or no reserves when it comes to the release of shared and sexual tension thus leading to sexual fraternization.


  • Catalan: (m) amic amb drets
  • Spanish: (m) amigo con derecho a roce, (f) amiga con derecho a roce (y goce).

now cited. I am happy. Rfvpassed. Andrew massyn 09:55, 20 August 2006 (UTC)


Why is a plural listed? Is that use attested? --Connel MacKenzie 17:11, 22 November 2006 (UTC)

not rare[edit]

Why is this listed as "rare"? I hear this phrase used frequently in everyday use and in entertainment/media. Demonic Duck 18:40, 1 January 2011 (UTC)

Me too. I'll take that out now. ---> Tooironic 23:11, 2 January 2011 (UTC)


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Could someone familiar with the term match quotes to senses, if indeed two distinct senses are warranted, remove one or both rare tags? DCDuring TALK 22:14, 2 January 2011 (UTC)

It's definitely one sense. I've heard it before in casual conversation, though not in writing. Also, there's friendship with benefits. Mglovesfun (talk) 22:17, 2 January 2011 (UTC)
I didn't doubt that there was a good entry just a few edits away, just not mine. DCDuring TALK 23:53, 2 January 2011 (UTC)