A person who is only around when it is easy and convenient for them. They are the people who, if not placed around us, (ex. dorm rooms), all the time, they wouldn't really be friends. They are usually used to do things for you, if you need a ride to and from school, etc. They are basically friends who need you around when they need a favor, or when they are just so bored out of their minds that they would rather hang out with you than sit around all day, but they'd never put you first.
Alice lives down the street.
You: Hey what are you doing today? Want to stop by?
Alice: Sure! I'd love to hang out.

Alice lives 10 miles away, and is sitting at home watching Judge Judy reruns all days.

You: Hey what are you doing today? Want to stop by?
Alice: Oh, no, I'm really busy. Maybe some other time.

* You don't hear from Alice again.

Elena and Becky, Becky is a convenience friend.

Elena: Hey Beck, think you can give me a ride home tomorrow?
Becky: Sure, want to hang out afterwards?
Elena: I would but I have homework to do.

Twenty minutes later, Becky sees Elena going to the movies with Maggie.
by Elizabeth Jordane August 08, 2006
A person who is only around when it is easy and convenient for them. They are the people who, if not placed around us, (ex. dorm rooms), all the time, they wouldn't really be friends. They are usually used to do things for you, if you need a ride to and from school, etc. They are basically friends who need you around when they need a favor, or when they are just so bored out of their minds that they would rather hang out with you than sit around all day, but they'd never put you first.

Alice lives down the street.
You: Hey what are you doing today? Want to stop by?
Alice: Sure! I'd love to hang out.

Alice lives 10 miles away, and is sitting at home watching Judge Judy reruns all days.

You: Hey what are you doing today? Want to stop by?
Alice: Oh, no, I'm really busy. Maybe some other time.

* You don't hear from Alice again.

Elena and Becky, Becky is a convenience friend.

Elena: Hey Beck, think you can give me a ride home tomorrow?
Becky: Sure, want to hang out afterwards?
Elena: I would but I have homework to do.

Twenty minutes later, Becky sees Elena going to the movies with Maggie.
by Elizabeth Jordane June 30, 2006
What you become when a "friend" only wants to see or communicate with you in a certain environment, such as at school or work, but never outside of that environment to just hang out.

Also can be a friend that only ever talks to you when they need something from you, such as a ride somewhere or help with a school assignment.
When talking to this person, you might find that you feel like you are being brushed off.
Christine: Hey Chris, i was wondering if you could send me a scan of that chemistry assignment 'cause i lost mine. Oh, and if it's not too much trouble, could i get a ride to school with you tomorrow?

Chris: Yeah, i'll scan the assignment and send it in a few minutes. i'll be at your house at about 7:45 tomorrow.

Christine: Thanks buddy

Chris: No prob. Hey, what are you doing this weekend? I was thinking about going paintballing or seeing a movie. Want to come?

Christine: I can't, i have ahh...(eyes starting shifting and hands start fidgeting) dentist apointment, but maybe after that i could, i'll txt you on the weekend.

*Chris never heard back from Christine on the weekend because Chris is just a Convenience Friend to Christine
by pb foot March 08, 2010

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