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1.
When a someone is too much of a puss to outright say they hate you and don't have any interest in continuing a friendship, or feel bad after the fact for ending the friendship, they offer to be "distant friends" to ease their guilt.
You're a terrible friend, this friendship is over....anyways, I just wanted to let you know how I feel, I'd still like to be distant friends
by the truth111 February 08, 2011
 
2.
not close friends but more of a aquntience
We are just distant friends
by A special person December 28, 2008