Definition of platonically in English:



See platonic

‘I was platonically sharing a flat with a fellow student who, of course, slept in a separate bedroom.’
  • ‘I have this friend that I've known platonically for about ten years.’
  • ‘I eventually rented a house with my friend, because I had been accustomed to living platonically - as housemates, not roommates - with females.’
  • ‘Although their friendship begins platonically, circumstances force them closer together until the inevitable happens.’
  • ‘We would meet in dining halls, grab late meals and chat between classes - all platonically.’



/pləˈtänək(ə)lē/ /pləˈtɑnək(ə)li/