The person you know you can go to when you need a last minute date for an event and every other person you'd prefer to go with can't make it. Characteristics inculde: always free on very short notice and fun to be with but of no romantic interest.
"I bought non-refundable tickets to the comedy club to surprise Monique but she had to go out of town; I called my emergadate the night before and now I'm going with Beth. Whew!"
by Jim Gavelier March 02, 2007