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1.
A person you may hang out with when you go to a new city, new job or new school that you know you would never hang out with once you met some real people worth hanging out with
Girl: "what ever happened to what's his name from your work?"
Boy: "oh, i met some chill people at work so i don't hang out with him anymore. he was just a starter friend."
by NoUse4AName June 14, 2007
 
2.
People that you use as temporary friends while adjusting to a new environment (i.e. first semester of college, new place to live) with the intention of ditching them to find more long-term friends.
Once I got into a fraternity second semester, I totally ditched my starter friends.
by thebiglib September 07, 2011