and guy and girl that hang out, date, sleep together but are not in a "relationship"

Has all the benefits of a relationship without the serious committment
"Oh him, he's not my boyfriend he's just my special friend...."
by Leggs March 23, 2005
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people who are closer than ordinary friends but don't want to comit are special freinds. They do stuff with each other but don't ever say they are going out, doesn't usually last very long.
I really fancy you but you're my best freinds ex, lets be special friends *wink wink*
by xX Tinkabell Huni Xx December 18, 2004
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1. Friends with benefits
2. Friends whom consider each other to be special in a non-mentally deficient way; close friends
Let us become special friends forever!
by Unknown July 13, 2004
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Term a guy uses to refer to his lady when he is too scared of commitment to actually ask her to be his official girlfriend
He need to man up with that special friend shit before I go after her sexy ass. She's technically single, fair game!
by Dezire16 September 8, 2016
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A designation for a gay or lesbian partner, often found in the obituaries of newspapers in the deep South. "Partner" is too much like "spouse" and so newspapers in the south print obits often using this term.
Survivors include his mother, Wanda Jenkins, his sister, Dianne Masters, and his Special Friend James McElroot.
by Malazoth November 29, 2013
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A special friend is a relationship, beyond usual terms of being friends, perhaps a sexual relationship.
by Silent Barracuda August 27, 2021
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A persom whom you are dating exclusively, but who has not yet been elevated to "boyfriend" or "girlfriend" status.

See also: "special lady friend"
Can your car fit an extra passenger? Rob's bringing his special friend.
by Sunfish February 16, 2005
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